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noun [countable] grant pronunciation in American English /ɡrænt/
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pluralgrants
  1. an amount of money that the government or an organization gives you for a specific purpose and does not ask you to pay back. Money that you have to pay back is called a loan
    She received a grant from the MacArthur Foundation.
    a research grant
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