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Noun: subvention  sub'ven-shun or ,súb'ven-shun
  1. Grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution
     
  2. The act or process of providing aid or help of any sort
Verb: subvention  sub'ven-shun or ,súb'ven-shun
  1. Guarantee financial support of
    - underwrite, subvent

Derived forms: subventioning, subventioned, subventions

Type of: guarantee, provision, subsidy, supply, supplying, undertake

Encyclopedia: Subvention