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subsidize

verb
     
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sub‧si‧dize also subsidise British English [transitive usually passive]
BF if 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.
subsidized adjective [only before noun]
heavily subsidized agricultural exports
subsidization noun [uncountable]

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