financial aid

noun
money to support a worthy person or cause
Syn: ↑aid, ↑economic aid
Hypernyms: ↑gift
Hyponyms:

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noun [noncount]
US : money that is given or lent to students in order to help pay for their education

She needed financial aid.

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fiˌnancial ˈaid [financial aid] noun uncountable (NAmE)
money that is given or lent to students at a university or college who cannot pay the full cost of their education

to apply for financial aid


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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