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Financial aid   /fənˈænʃəl eɪd/   Listen
Financial aid

noun
1.
Money to support a worthy person or cause.  Synonyms: aid, economic aid.






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"Financial aid" Quotes from Famous Books



... would have realized on most of the fish, and the assets would have been far more valuable. At present, 2,000,000 dollars' worth of fishery products are stored in St. John's awaiting the means of shipment. Until financial aid from the outside world is obtained, it is impossible to place the fish ...
— The Story of Newfoundland • Frederick Edwin Smith, Earl of Birkenhead

... in the foibles of others or of affecting a personal homage which one does not feel, in order to use others as instruments for the achievement of one's ends, whether those ends be selfish pecuniary advantage or political preferment, or even financial aid and support for some important philanthropic enterprise. As if philanthropy—which is based on respect for the worth of man—did not defeat its own ends, the moment it seeks to accomplish them by methods which degrade both him who gives and him who ...
— The Essentials of Spirituality • Felix Adler

... towards its expenditure. The balance shall, in accordance with certain conditions of the constitution, be paid to the several states, or applied towards the payment of interest on debts of the several states. This arrangement is limited to ten years. Financial aid may be granted to any state upon such terms as the federal parliament may deem expedient. Western Australia may, subject to certain restrictions, impose duties on goods imported from ...
— Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 • John G. Bourinot

... if financial aid to any considerable extent were afforded by the British Treasury to the outlying dependencies, a serious risk would be run that this concession would be followed at no distant period by a plea in favour of financial control from England. ...
— Political and Literary essays, 1908-1913 • Evelyn Baring

... Jewish population of our town has imposed upon itself a systematic refugee tax. This source furnishes us 3,000 rubles monthly. Of course this is very little, ours is a poor town. Then we get financial aid from the Jewish communities, which do not have to help the deported directly. We have received several thousand rubles from Smolensk, Petrograd, ...
— The Shield • Various



Words linked to "Financial aid" :   traineeship, gift, foreign aid, welfare, philanthropic gift, public assistance, economic aid, aid, fellowship, grant, grant-in-aid, philanthropy, social welfare, scholarship



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