Sentence Examples

  • Subventions from the departments and communes.
  • Fully three-fourths of the state contributions is expenditure on military necessities; in addition there are subventions to various colonies and to colonial railways and cables, and the expenditure on the penitentiary establishments; an item not properly chargeable to the colonies.
  • 2.5d., and imperial subventions to a rate of is.
  • The Dutch, who had to pay subventions to their German allies, and to support a large army, could spare little for their fleet.
  • Subventions are paid for regular steamship service at the principal ports, the total expenditure in1907-1908being £42,876.

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