grant-in-aid

noun
\ ˌgrant-ᵊn-ˈād \
plural grants-in-aid\ ˌgran(t)s-​ᵊn-​ˈād \

Definition of grant-in-aid

1 : a grant or subsidy for public funds paid by a central to a local government in aid of a public undertaking
2 : a grant or subsidy to a school or individual for an educational or artistic project

First Known Use of grant-in-aid

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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