subsidize UK US (UK also subsidise) /ˈsʌbsɪdaɪz/ verb [T]
to give money to a person or an organization in order to pay part of the cost of something that they do or make: be subsidized by sb/sth »

The uninsured often seek emergency care at hospitals, which is eventually subsidized by taxpayers.


The supported employment programme subsidises employers so they can pay staff the going rate for the job.

subsidization (UK also subsidisation) /ˌsʌbsɪdɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U]

Government subsidization of the industry has been heavily criticized.

subsidizer (UK also subsidiser) /ˈsʌbsɪdaɪzər/ US  /-zɚ/ noun [C]

Japan is a heavy subsidiser of its fishing industry.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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