subsidization

[ suhb-si-dahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF subsidization
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I believe, therefore, that this subsidization should continue to be reduced.

Subsidization of persons as well as institutions must be wisely handled or moral deterioration is likely to set in.

The power of subsidization of thought was theirs to a remarkable degree, as I was soon to learn under Ernest's tuition.

WORD ORIGIN

1795, from subsidy + -ize. Originally "to pay to hire" (mercenaries, foreign troops, etc.), also of nations, "to buy neutrality or alliance." Meaning "to bribe" is from 1815. Meaning "to support by grants of (often government) money" is from 1828. Related: Subsidized; subsidizing.

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