economic aid


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n economic aid money to support a worthy person or cause
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In literature:

Let us also remember that it represents the application of State-aid to economic development.
"The Framework of Home Rule" by Erskine Childers
Most important among the economic aids to prostitution as a business are the high immediate wages of vice in contrast with the low wages of virtue.
"The Social Emergency" by Various
We are bound to aid Others in economizing Time.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
On the one hand it must aid in the improvement of the general economic and social environment.
"The Frontier in American History" by Frederick Jackson Turner
Whenever possible, charring of peat should be carried on, or aided by waste heat, or the heat necessary to coking should be itself economized.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson
Economic aid by Communist China dates back at least to late 1954.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
Economically, Bulgaria still looks to the Soviet Union for foreign aid and preferential trade treatment.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The improvement of machinery and of other economic equipment in Europe likewise aided to increase production rapidly.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter
The services of resistance consisted in lending material and moral aid to the workingmen in their economic struggles.
"Syndicalism in France" by Louis Levine

In news:

Central banks in developed nations are confronting the limits of their ability to aid economic recovery as government efforts to strengthen their finances fall short, the Bank for International Settlements said.
Congress gave responsibility for $700 million in aid to Empire State Development, the economic development arm of the Pataki administration.
Syrian regime pleads with Russia for economic aid .
President Obama unveils a series of economic initiatives to encourage democracy in the Middle East and North Africa, including aid for Tunisia and a total of $2 billion in debt relief and loan guarantees for Egypt's fledgling government.
Fed pledges more economic aid .
The emir 's aid of $250 million to the territory will bolster Hamas and help ease its economic woes.
Economic angst has Americans stockpiling 'beans, bullets and Band-Aids.
Syrian regime pleads with Russia for economic aid.
The Baldwin City Council focused on economic development during its meeting Tuesday as it discussed a possible new program to aid local businesses.
3.2 aid pkg 'ready' whenever Egypt's economic plan is.
Facing a grave economic crisis, the newly elected Indian Government has begun urgent talks with the International Monetary Fund seeking emergency aid of several billion dollars.
As the unemployment rate hovers near 10%, the economic debate is focused on how the government should aid recovery.
The island nation is turning to Hollywood to aid its economic recovery.
Many people agree that the addition of a sports complex to the city of Meridian could aid in economic development and provide a state-of-the- art facility for the city's youth.
Aid cuts may dent economic growth: Rwanda finance minister.

In science:

This applies to AIDS, for which relatively effective but prohibitively expensive cures are available, unable to reach the most affected segments of population due to economic considerations .
Halting viruses in scale-free networks