Definition of grant aid in English:

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grant aid

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[mass noun]
Financial assistance, especially money that is granted by central government to local government or an institution.
Example sentences
  • That adventurous use of grant aid has now been somewhat curtailed by central government.
  • A small group came together and began to fundraise and seek access to grant aid.
  • Given the cost it is going to involve a lot of money being raised locally but it is also hoped that grant aid will be available.


(grant-aid) [with object]
Give grant aid to.
Example sentences
  • Defra initially grant-aided a complete survey of the park to identify the scope of the project.
  • Just a few years ago it was unthinkable the EU would prevent this country from grant-aiding any form of inward investment.
  • Some is being grant-aided by the company.

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