Definitions of subvention
  1. noun
    the act or process of providing aid or help of any sort
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    type of:
    provision, supply, supplying
    the activity of supplying or providing something
  2. noun
    grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution
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    type of:
    a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
  3. verb
    guarantee financial support of
    synonyms: subvent, underwrite
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    type of:
    guarantee, undertake
    promise to do or accomplish
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