SUBSIDY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUBSIDY
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 n.  direct financial aid by government
Classic Sentence:
1  Isaac the Jew also seemed to have vanished, and with him the hope of certain sums of money, making up the subsidy for which Prince John had contracted with that Israelite and his brethren.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence:
1  Key senators reach bipartisan health-care subsidy deal; the compromise help offset deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs for low-income consumers.
2  The problem is, we already have a word for these things: externalities. And there is something rather Orwellian about describing a failure to tax something as a subsidy.
3  Members of the National Anti-Corruption Committee unanimously decided to indict Yingluck for dereliction of duty over her government's controversial rice subsidy scheme, NACC member Wicha Mahakun told reporters in Bangkok Thursday.
4  So the EU's offer to eliminate the subsidy was almost universally welcomed.
5  Without this subsidy, American ship operators would not be able to compete in world markets.
6  The help that the government gives the industry amounts to an indirect subsidy.
7  There were also pledges to soften the impact of the subsidy cuts on the poorer regions.
8  Many here see the ruling against US cotton subsidies as just the first step in tipping the balance of future world trade talks in favour of developing countries.
9  The developing world is unlikely to change its stand on the issue of agriculture subsidies.
10  The Brazilian president supports other Latin American leaders to stick together over such thorny issues as US farm and steel subsidies.
11  If the Europeans did not reduce subsidies, a trade war would ensue.
12  To ease financial difficulties, farmers could be compensated for their loss of subsidies.
13  Agricultural subsidies absorb about half the EU's income.