WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
sub•si•dize /ˈsʌbsɪˌdaɪz/USA pronunciation v. [+ object],-dized, -diz•ing.

    to lessen the costs of (someone or something) with a subsidy:subsidized housing for those unable to afford high rents.
sub•si•di•za•tion /ˌsʌbsɪdəˈzeɪʃən/USA pronunciationn. [uncountable]See -sid-.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

subsidize, subsidise /ˈsʌbsɪˌdaɪz/ vb (transitive)
  1. to aid or support with a subsidy
  2. to obtain the aid of by means of a subsidy

ˌsubsidiˈzation, ˌsubsidiˈsation n ˈsubsiˌdizer, ˈsubsiˌdiser n



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