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Sample sentences for the GRE study word subsidy

subsidy can be used as a noun

1.The one-third and the two-third subsidy made up between them another five per cent. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
2.The old subsidy was imposed indifferently upon exportation, as well as importation. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
3.except the old subsidy of tonnage and poundage, which was now left out of this fund altogethe. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
4.Upon the exportation of the greater part of commodities to other countries, half the old subsidy was drawn back. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
5."The old subsidy of tonnage and poundage," says Tyrwhitt, "was given to the king 'pour la saufgarde et custodie del mer.' -. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
6.Wool was commonly paid as a subsidy to the king, and its valuation in that subsidy ascertains, at least in some degree, what was its ordinary price. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.The duties of tonnage and poundage were generally granted to the king by one and the same act of parliament, and were called the subsidy of tonnage and poundage. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
8.The subsidy of poundage having continued for so long a time at one shilling in the pound, or at five per cent., a subsidy came, in the language of the customs, to denote a general duty of this kind of five per cent. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
9.If we count the one-third and two-third subsidies as making a complete subsidy between them, there have been five of these general subsidies so that, before the commencement of the present war, seventy-five per cent. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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