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verb [transitive] subsidize pronunciation in British English /ˈsʌbsɪdaɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysubsidize
he/she/itsubsidizes
present participlesubsidizing
past tensesubsidized
past participlesubsidized
  1. to pay some of the cost of goods or services so that they can be sold to other people at a lower price
    Meals in the cafeteria are subsidized by the company.
    The government has said it will no longer subsidize public transport.

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subsidization

 subsidize pronunciation in British English /ˌsʌbsɪdaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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