subsidize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈsʌbsɪdaɪz/
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.

derived word

subsidization

 

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/ˌsʌbsɪdaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]