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grant British & World English

Agree to give or allow (something requested) to

Grant, Cary British & World English

(1904–86), British-born American actor; born Alexander Archibald Leach. He acted in more than seventy films, including Holiday (1938) and The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Grant, Duncan British & World English

(1885–1978), Scottish painter and designer, a pioneer of abstract art in Britain; full name Duncan James Corrow Grant. He was a cousin of Lytton Strachey and a member of the Bloomsbury Group

Grant, Ulysses S. British & World English

(1822–85), American general and 18th President of the US 1869–77; born Hiram Ulysses Grant; full name Ulysses Simpson Grant. As supreme commander of the Union armies, he defeated the Confederate army in 1865 with a policy of attrition

grant aid British & World English

Financial assistance, especially money that is granted by central government to local government or an institution

God grant in God British & World English

Used to express a wish that something should happen

God grant British & World English

Used to express a wish that something should happen

block grant British & World English

A grant from central government which a local authority can allocate to a wide range of services

death grant British & World English

(In the UK) a state grant towards funeral expenses (abolished under the Social Security Act 1986)

land grant British & World English

A grant of public land, especially to an institution or to American Indians

Wood, Grant British & World English

(1892–1942), US artist; full name Grant De Volsen Wood. He is most noted for his scenes of his native Iowa in paintings such as Woman with Plant(s) (1929), American Gothic (1930), and Spring in Town (1941)

grant-in-aid British & World English

An amount of money given to local government, an institution, or a particular scholar

grant-maintained British & World English

(Of a school) funded by central rather than local government, and self-governing

direct-grant school British & World English

(In the UK) a fee-paying school that received funds from the government in return for the admission of non-paying pupils nominated by the local authority

Banting, Sir Frederick Grant British & World English

(1891–1941), Canadian physiologist and surgeon. With the assistance of C. H. Best, Banting discovered insulin in 1921-2, using it to treat the previously incurable and fatal disease diabetes. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1923, shared with J. J. R. Macleod)

Hiram Ulysses Grant in Grant, Ulysses S. British & World English

(1822–85), American general and 18th President of the US 1869–77; born Hiram Ulysses Grant; full name Ulysses Simpson Grant. As supreme commander of the Union armies, he defeated the Confederate army in 1865 with a policy of attrition

Ulysses Simpson Grant in Grant, Ulysses S. British & World English

(1822–85), American general and 18th President of the US 1869–77; born Hiram Ulysses Grant; full name Ulysses Simpson Grant. As supreme commander of the Union armies, he defeated the Confederate army in 1865 with a policy of attrition

Grant De Volsen Wood in Wood, Grant British & World English

(1892–1942), US artist; full name Grant De Volsen Wood. He is most noted for his scenes of his native Iowa in paintings such as Woman with Plant(s) (1929), American Gothic (1930), and Spring in Town (1941)

Duncan James Corrow Grant in Grant, Duncan British & World English

(1885–1978), Scottish painter and designer, a pioneer of abstract art in Britain; full name Duncan James Corrow Grant. He was a cousin of Lytton Strachey and a member of the Bloomsbury Group

grant English Thesaurus

he granted them leave of absence

grant English-Spanish

conceder

grant-aided English-Spanish

subvencionado, subsidiado

grant-in-aid English-Spanish

subvención f, subsidio mAmL

grant-maintained English-Spanish

financiado por la administración central y con plena autonomía

direct grant school English-Spanish

colegio privado subvencionado por el Estado

research grant in research English-Spanish

beca f de investigación

student grant in student English-Spanish

beca f de estudios

to grant sb probate in probate English-Spanish

declarar a algn legítimo albacea

to declare/grant an amnesty in amnesty English-Spanish

declarar/conceder* una amnistía

he's eligible for a grant in eligible English-Spanish

tiene derecho a solicitar una beca

God grant him eternal peace in grant English-Spanish

Dios lo tenga en su gloria

I'm on a grant/scholarship in on English-Spanish

tengo una beca, soy becario

to grant/refuse bail to sb in bail English-Spanish

concederle/denegarle* la libertad bajo fianza a algn


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