foreign aid

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

Origin of foreign aid

First recorded in 1955–60
Also called aid.
Related formsfor·eign-aid, adjective
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foreign aid

noun
  1. economic and other assistance given by one country to another
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