subsidise

/ˈsʌbsədaɪz / (say 'subsuhduyz)

verb (t) (subsidised, subsidising)
1. to furnish or aid with a subsidy: *Notions of common good whereby those who were poor were subsidised by those who were rich … those who were refugees subsidised by those who had passports, are all replaced by the notion of user pays –tim costello, 1999.
2. to purchase the assistance of by the payment of a subsidy.
3. to secure the cooperation of by bribery; buy over.
Also, subsidize. {subsid(y) + -ise1}
subsidisation /sʌbsədaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say subsuhduy'zayshuhn), noun
subsidiser, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • subsidise — British variant of subsidize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subsidise — sub|si|dise [ sʌbsı,daız ] a British spelling of subsidize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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