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subsidize in Finance topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubsidizesub‧si‧dize (also subsidise British English) /ˈsʌbsədaɪz/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive]  BFPAY FORif a government or organization subsidizes a company, activity etc, it pays part of its costs Farming is heavily subsidized (=subsidized a lot) by the government. Grammar Subsidize is often used in the passive.subsidized adjective [only before noun] heavily subsidized agricultural exportssubsidization /ˌsʌbsədaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -də-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
subsidizeUnderlying the candidates' commuter campaigning is the fact that much of their air travel is subsidized.He is the nominee of the Reform Party, a secretive organization he invented, subsidizes and controls for his own purposes.Eighty-five cents of every dollar spent on irrigation features would be subsidized by power revenues.Many day care facilities are subsidized by the city.It may be desirable to spend what could otherwise be dole money on temporarily subsidizing lame ducks to ease the transition.Many companies subsidize meals for their workers.Politicians may have qualms about subsidizing profitable businesses owned by multimillionaires.Cohen said she subsidizes the cost of the newspaper with money she makes writing for Web sites and trade publications.The city council subsidizes the local orchestra.If the government wishes to raise tax revenue in order to subsidize the poor, it should levy a tax on films.In effect Washington was subsidizing the Wilson government to pursue policies which the latter wished to pursue in any case.