foreign aid


noun

economic, technical, or military aid given by one nation to another for purposes of relief and rehabilitation, for economic stabilization, or for mutual defense.

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Also called aid.

Origin of foreign aid

First recorded in 1955–60

OTHER WORDS FROM foreign aid

foreign-aid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for foreign aid

foreign aid

noun

economic and other assistance given by one country to another
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