Translation of subsidize in Spanish:

subsidize

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbsədaɪz; ˈsʌbsɪdaɪz/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (support with money) [company/project] subvencionar, subsidiar (Latin America/América Latina) all her money goes to subsidizing his drinking todo el dinero se le va en costearle la bebida 1.2
    (subsidized past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [housing/medicine/schooling] subvencionado, subsidiado (Latin America/América Latina)
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    • The Agriculture State Fund subsidises several organic production activities, although there is still no official body which can issue organic production certificates.
    • And a proportion of profit from the treks goes into a separate fund to subsidize village activities or be shared amongst villagers.
    • It does not make good business sense for the country to have taxpayers subsidize these activities any more than other hobbies.
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    • When these products are subsidized, they are sold at very low prices on the international market.
    • The workers survive by raising rabbits which they sell and they sometimes subsidize their food by going door to door with a basket and asking for donations.
    • What better way to make a quick buck than to sell off the government subsidized apartments and turf the 23,000 residents out of house and home?

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