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

Examples of anti-subsidy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Germany has criticized the EU’s decision to increase tariffs following the anti-subsidy probe (primarily backed by France). Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune Asia, 24 June 2024 The decision follows an anti-subsidy probe launched last October. Amanda Gerut, Fortune Asia, 20 June 2024 The regulator, which oversees trade policy for the 27-member government body, can impose provision anti-subsidy tariffs nine months after the probe begins. William Gavin, Quartz, 10 June 2024 The European Union is also considering additional tariffs on Chinese EVs, as part of an anti-subsidy probe launched last October. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 24 May 2024 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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