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adjective as in permitting

noun as in issue

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This week, the Kresge Foundation announced $30 million in new grant commitments to support anti-racism efforts across the country.

She said she plans to use the grant to lead students into higher paying, more stable careers.

The department also could award grant funding to help schools reduce the use of seclusion and restraint.

It has offered grants to unpublished authors and illustrators from diverse backgrounds.

The move, usually completed within a day or two of the election, also turns over millions of dollars and grants access to government officials, office space in agencies and equipment.

On May 1, Gov. John Kitzhaber signed Senate Bill 833, granting undocumented immigrants the right to drive in his state.

“In the long run, the government will earn money by granting work permits,” and collecting taxes from undocumented workers.

Lau claims that UMass' standard for granting an appeal to a decision is “actually higher than the standard for the conviction.”

Why oh why do people persist in granting the former Bush strategist ‘genius’ status?

U.S. officials said the State Department favored granting the Open Skies certification for the new Russian aircraft.

"We yield obedience to the act granting duties," declared the Massachusetts Assembly.

All the deeds above mentioned except an indenture, are signed only by the selling or granting party.

The sultan of Turkey issued a firman granting new rights and privileges to his Christian subjects.

Leeds had, more than twenty years before, obtained from Charles the Second a patent granting the reversion to Caermarthen.

We find no revival of the idea mooted in 1840 of granting medical relief on loan.


On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to granting, such as: allowing, authorizing, letting, null, sanctioning, and tolerating.

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