anti-subsidy

adjective

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

Example Sentences

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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Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-subsidy was in 1872

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“Anti-subsidy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-subsidy. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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