an·​ti-sub·​si·​dy | \ ˌan-tē-ˈsəb-sə-dē, -zə-, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-subsidy (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antisubsidy

Definition of anti-subsidy

: opposing or restricting government subsidies Europeans were not about to negotiate if the United States simultaneously began enforcing a tough antisubsidy statute.— I. M. Destler

Examples of anti-subsidy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That leaves Brussels bending its antisubsidy laws to the breaking point to become new tax laws. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 4 Oct. 2017 Antidumping and antisubsidy duties on Mexican sugar that are currently suspended will be brought back, the Commerce Department said in a statement late Monday. Julie Wernau And William Mauldin, WSJ, 2 May 2017

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First Known Use of anti-subsidy

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-subsidy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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