adjective see subvention

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  • subventionary — See subvention. * * * …   Universalium

  • subventionary — subvenˈtionary adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑subvention …   Useful english dictionary

  • subvention — subventionary, adj. /seuhb ven sheuhn/, 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.… …   Universalium

  • subvention — noun Etymology: Middle English subvencion, from Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French subvenciȯn, from Late Latin subvention , subventio assistance, from Latin subvenire to come up, come to the rescue, from sub up + venire to come more at… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstads AB — was a Swedish shipbuilding company based in Gothenburg. It was founded in 1850 by Christian Barchman under the name Ericsbergs metall och tackjerms gjuteri . It delivered its last ship in 1979. History IntroductionFounded in 1850 by Christian… …   Wikipedia

  • subvention — /səbˈvɛnʃən/ (say suhb venshuhn) noun 1. a grant of pecuniary aid, especially by a government or some other authority, in aid or support of some object, institution, or undertaking. 2. the furnishing of aid or relief. {Latin subventio, from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • subvention — [subven′shən, səbven′shən] n. [ME < subvencioun < OFr subvencion < LL subventio] 1. Obs. the act of subvening 2. money granted, as by a government, in support of a study, institution, etc.; subsidy subventionary adj …   English World dictionary

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