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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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subventionsub‧ven‧tion /səbˈvenʃən/ noun [countable]  formalBF a gift of money, usually from a government, for a special use
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subventionClerical subventions to Edward I did not end here, but in future they were to issue from papal taxation.However, both of the early measures required quite large subventions from taxation.When can we expect the Government to announce the subventions for next year?
From Longman Business Dictionarysubventionsub‧ven‧tion /səbˈvenʃən/ noun [countable]FINANCE a gift of money for a special use, especially money given by a person, organization, or government to help the arts, education etcThe Fine Arts Museum rejected a half-million dollar subvention from a company trading in arms.
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