A sum of money granted by the state or a public body to help an industry or business keep the price of a commodity or service low
the theatre receives a subsidy of 1.7 million pounds a year
A person liable to pay a subsidy to a lord; (hence) a person of means or substance.
A book kept for recording the names of those liable to pay a subsidy to a lord, etc.
= subsidy book.
A financial contribution made by the state or a public body to help agricultural industries keep the price of certain foods low
= subsidiary treaty.
A company engaged in subsidy publishing.
A form of book publishing in which the author contributes towards the cost of publication.