subvention: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sub-ven'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a grant of money, as by a government or some other authority, in aid or support of some institution or undertaking, esp. in connection with science or the arts.
  2. the furnishing of aid or relief.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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