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subsidy

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbsədi; ˈsʌbsɪdi/

Translation of subsidy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -dies)

  • subvención (feminine), subsidio (masculine) state/government subsidy subvención or subsidio estatal/del gobierno
    Example sentences
    • Government has forsworn prices and incomes policies and cut back subsidies for industry.
    • These subsidies distort commodity prices and undercut U.S. exporters in key markets around the world.
    • But it is clear that encouraging commodity production with price subsidies has not kept people in rural areas.

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