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Synonyms of subsidy in English:


  • the theatre receives a subsidy of 1.7 million pounds a year
    grant, allowance, endowment, contribution, donation, bursary, gift, present, investment, bestowal, benefaction, allocation, allotment, handout;
    backing, support, aid, assistance, charity, relief, sponsorship, finance, funding, subvention
    informalhelping hand, leg up
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