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Word: subsidy

Definition: direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy

Sentences Containing 'subsidy'

A "ready reckoner" was issued and stated inter alia that the amount of any subsidy would be linked to the number of deaths per 1 00 inhabitants and also took into account the amount of revenues available to any commune; in other words the wealth of any given commune would be taken into account when calculating any subsidy.
A subsidized loan is a loan on which the interest is reduced by an explicit or hidden subsidy.
ABS Network was started by Jordanian media entrepreneur Mohammed Al-Ajlouni as a subsidy of his media company, Jordan Multimedia Productions (JMP).
An example of this kind of subsidy regime can be found in Belgium, where service vouchers for house cleaning, laundry, ironing, sewing, cooking, running errands, and transport for people with reduced mobility are sold to people who require these services.
Because of its positive portrayal of Hawaii, the show received a subsidy for many years—first from the government of the Territory of Hawaii, and then from the State of Hawaii.
By the second of the rules, annexed to the act of parliament, which imposed what is now called the old subsidy, every merchant, whether English or alien.
Collins and his backers, in viewing the profitable and expanding operations of their transatlantic competitor, Cunard Lines, believed there was both need and justification for a substantial increase in the subsidy, especially in light of additional support Cunard was receiving.
Cunard's annual subsidy had been considerably more than doubled – from £55,000 ($275,000) to £145,000 ($725,000) between 1839 and 1846 – and by 1852 it had been increased to £173,340 ($866,700).
Discussion of the subsidy persisted until a compromise was hammered out, under which Congress after December 1854 would be free to terminate the increase upon giving Collins six months' notice.
Even though the facility is a State of Minnesota facility, and operations are overseen by the MASC, the NSC receives no operating subsidy from the State, and it is a self-supporting operation.
Financial resources for the foundation came from the proceeds of the sale of the Korea Christian Institute, an organization founded and managed by Dr. Rhee for the purpose of educating the children of the original emigrants, donations from Korean emigrants in Hawaii and domestic supporters, and a government subsidy.
Following a few decades, Japanese Energy Policy drove the development of Geothermal energy, like a "Subsidy for the Cost of Geothermal Power Plant development" and increased the plant number.
For the first time since 1788 there were more migrants wanting to come (even without a subsidy) than the government wanted to accept.
For these reasons, the project of a tax upon shops was laid aside, and in the room of it was substituted the subsidy, 1759.
If sugars are exported within a year, therefore, all the duties upon importation are drawn back; and if exported within three years, all the duties, except half the old subsidy, which still continues to be retained upon the exportation of the greater part of goods.
If we count the one-third and two-third subsidies as making a complete subsidy between them, there have been five of these general subsidies; so that, before the commencement of the present war, seventy-five per cent.
In 1542 he warmly supported the privileges of the Commons, but his conduct was inspired as usual by subservience to the court, which desired to secure a subsidy, and his opinion that the arrest was a flagrant contempt has been questioned by good authority.
In 2005 alone, only $400 million was generated from participant deductibles and charges for services to cover program expenses, while the remaining $1 billion in expenses was covered by a subsidy provided by the state government.
In exchange for a 60% subsidy of her building costs by the Navy Ministry, she was designed to be converted to an aircraft carrier.
In the early 1980s, the Dutch government threatened the orchestra with reductions in its government subsidy that could potentially have led to the dismissal of 23 musicians from the orchestra.
In those circumstances, Edward Collins maintained, the subsidy would have to be more than doubled just to break even.
It is a registered not-for-profit organisation and receives no subsidy.
It was a subsidy of UMC until it collapsed due to the failure of the Super A'Can.
North Carolina supported the "Carolinian" with a $436,000 yearly subsidy.
Not only half the old subsidy, but the second twenty-five per cent.
Numerous US companies (TECO, Progress Energy, DTE, Marriott) have also taken advantage of coal-based synfuel tax credits established in the 1970s, however many of the products qualifying for the subsidy are not true synthetic fuels.
Only half the duties imposed by the old subsidy upon importation, are drawn back upon exportation; but the whole of those imposed by the latter subsidies and other imposts are, upon the greater parts of the goods, drawn back in the same manner.
Public housing estates in Hong Kong may be rented or sold under various government subsidy programmes, and are generally subject to a range of restrictions and eligibility requirements.
Several of the other duties, too which were imposed either at the same time or subsequent to the old subsidy, what is called the additional duty, the new subsidy, the one-third and two-thirds subsidies, the impost 1692, the tonnage on wine, were allowed to be wholly drawn back upon exportation.
Stout accepted the post of president and held it until 1928, when the Garland Fund ended its subsidy and James Henle became president.
The annual federal subsidy of $385,000, which its organizers and major investors first believed was sufficient to assure profitability, appeared seriously inadequate.
The conservative governments elected in 1979, in power throughout the period (see Conservative Government 1979–1990, and 1990-1997) sought improved financial performance of BR, in contrast to the extensive public subsidy provided by earlier Labour governments.
The duties of tonnage and poundage were generally granted to the king by one and the same act of parliament, and were called the subsidy of tonnage and poundage.
The first four volumes of the major work were published in 1593 with a subsidy from Edwin Sandys and apparently the last four were held back for further revision by the author.
The following year, along with Democratic Maryland Senator Ben Cardin, he introduced a bill to "get rid of the most venerable big ethanol subsidy: the blenders tax credit."
The new subsidy, imposed by the ninth and tenth of William III., was an additional five per cent.
The number of immigrants needed during different stages of the economic cycle could be controlled by varying the subsidy.
The old subsidy was imposed indifferently upon exportation, as well as importation.
The one-third and the two-third subsidy made up between them another five per cent.
The second role given to the Maritime Commission was to administer a subsidy system authorized by the Act which would offset the differential is cost between both building in the U.S. and operating ships under the American flag.
The subsidy of poundage having continued for so long a time at one shilling in the pound, or at five per cent., a subsidy came, in the language of the customs, to denote a general duty of this kind of five per cent.
The termination of the subsidy was one of the reasons that the show went off the air.
This statute leaves them subject to all the old duties which had ever been imposed upon them, the old subsidy, and one per cent.
This subsidy scheme allows for domestic workers to be declared and benefit from a legal salary, health insurance, paid holidays, and a pension; benefits that were not all possible when working on the black market.
This subsidy, which is now called the old subsidy, still continues to be levied, according to the book of rates established by the twelfth of Charles II.
To avoid this outcome the government has increased immigration to fill gaps in labour markets and introduced a subsidy to encourage families to have more children.
Up to this time it is possible that the line may have been in receipt of a subsidy under the terms of the 1968 Transport Act whilst all the issues concerning the pending closure of the line were discussed.
Upon the exportation of the greater part of commodities to other countries, half the old subsidy was drawn back.
Wool was commonly paid as a subsidy to the king, and its valuation in that subsidy ascertains, at least in some degree, what was its ordinary price.
“By implementing the subsidy reform plan I will put bread on the tables.

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