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corporate welfare

Syllabification: cor·po·rate wel·fare

Definition of corporate welfare in English:

noun

Government support or subsidy of private business, such as by tax incentives.
Example sentences
  • They no more support corporate welfare than the left.
  • The Republicans have no interest in doing away with the vast corporate welfare and regulatory state.
  • Looting takes the form of clever tax evasion schemes, corruption and corporate welfare.

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