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Grants and allowances

allowance

noun

an amount of money that someone receives regularly, in order to pay for the things they need

allowance

noun

pocket money

annuity

noun

a fixed amount of money that someone receives regularly each year

award

noun

an amount of money that the government or another organization gives to someone so that they are able to do something

bursary

noun

an amount of money given to someone to pay for their studies at a school, college, or university

fellowship

noun

an amount of money given to an advanced student for teaching and doing research

grant

noun

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

pocket money

noun

money that parents regularly give to their children

Rhodes Scholarship

noun

money that is given to students from some countries, including the US, to study at Oxford University in the UK

scholarship

noun

an amount of money that an organization gives to someone so that they can study at a particular school or university

stipend

noun

money paid regularly to someone, especially a priest

studentship

noun

an amount of money that a student is given to work on a research project at a university

subsidy

noun

an amount of money that the government or another organization pays to help to reduce the cost of a product or service

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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