Online Google Dictionary

subsidy 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈsəbsidē/,
Font size:

subsidies, plural;
  1. A sum of money granted by the government or a public body to assist an industry or business so that the price of a commodity or service may remain low or competitive
    • - a farm subsidy
    • - they disdain government subsidy
  2. A sum of money granted to support an arts organization or other undertaking held to be in the public interest

  3. A sum of money paid by one government to another for the preservation of neutrality, the promotion of war, or to repay military aid

  4. A grant or contribution of money

  5. A parliamentary grant to the sovereign for state needs

  6. A tax levied on a particular occasion


  1. a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public; "a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence"
  2. (subsidize) support through subsidies; "The arts in Europe are heavily subsidized"
  3. (subsidize) secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
  4. (subsidized) having partial financial support from public funds; "lived in subsidized public housing"
  5. A subsidy (also known as a subvention) is a form of financial assistance paid to a business or economic sector. Most subsidies are made by the government to producers or distributors in an industry to prevent the decline of that industry (e.g. ...
  6. financial support or assistance, such as a grant; money granted by parliament to the British Crown
  7. (Subsidies) A general term for aid to corporations, which of course does not exist, except when there are tax breaks, tax deferments, tax havens, tax loopholes available to insure the profitability of the company.  (see Welfare below)
  8. (Subsidies) Financial aid provided by the Center to individuals or a group of individuals to be competitive. The grant of subsidies is also aimed at improving their skills of those who benefit from the subsidies.
  9. (Subsidies) Financial payments from the government to primarily commodity crop producers. They were first created to protect our basic food supply during the Great Depression, but today subsidies are not necessarily going to the producers who most need assistance. ...
  10. (SUBSIDIES) Assistance available to certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries to pay all or part of their cost of enrolling in Part D.
  11. (SUBSIDIES) Government assistance to help low-income patients pay for basic services like health care.
  12. (Subsidies) 26. Canada will pay to the Province of Newfoundland the following subsidies:
  13. (Subsidies) A range of government interventions, usually financial, given to allow fishing to continue when it would not otherwise be economically viable.
  14. (Subsidies) Economic incentives to engage in an activity or purchase a product. Subsidies can work for or against environmental protection. Governments and utilities will sometimes offer subsidies for technologies that decrease energy or water use.
  15. (Subsidies) Government grants to local producers to assist in the production of particular crops or goods. Opponents of this kind of assistance argue that it is an inefficient use of resources as it makes the production of certain goods economically viable, when they otherwise would not be. ...
  16. (Subsidies) Grants of money made to either a seller or a buyer of a certain product or service, thereby altering the price or cost of that particular product or service to the recipient of the subsidy in a way which affects the output. ...
  17. (Subsidies) Incentives or guarantees given to dealers, usually in order to boost a car's residual value and/or cut interest rates (and thus reduce your monthly payments). A lease with subsidies is also called a "subvented" lease.
  18. (Subsidies) Payments or compensation for producers for low market prices creating artificial support for an industry to offset its cost for production.
  19. (Subsidies) Payments to producers or consumers designed to encourage an increase in output.
  20. (Subsidies) The reform law establishes financial assistance, on a sliding scale for individuals and families with incomes from 133 to 400 percent of the federal poverty level, to help people buy coverage through the exchanges.
  21. (Subsidies) are included in the health reform legislation to help ensure the goals of the legislation's individual mandate. ...
  22. (Subsidies) foreign funds used to support pastors and other church workers. This is generally counterproductive for a Church Planting Movement.
  23. (subsidize) to aid with money - 1 miss
  24. Federal Subsidized Direct Stafford Loans are available to qualified students with subsidized interest, meaning the federal government pays the interest on the loan while a student is in college. So, no payments need to be paid until the student stops attending at least half-time. ...
  25. (Subsidized) Awarded on the basis of need. These loans are interest free during enrollment to an authorized period (Amounts range from $3500 as a Freshman, $4500 as a Sophomore, and $5,500 as a Junior/Senior). ...