A grant of money, especially from a government: Ottawa has begun to cut federal subventions to the provinces [mass noun]: a complex network of public subvention for poets
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- They have also demanded a cut in the lower rates of income tax as a way of providing a subvention to the miserly wages paid by the corporations.
- Many are also looking for information on nursing home subventions and living alone allowances, she said.
- They are only human, after all: if there are grants and subventions going, they will join the queue.
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