grantsmanship

[ grants-muh n-ship, grahnts- ]
/ ˈgrænts mənˌʃɪp, ˈgrɑnts- /

noun

skill in securing grants, as for research, from federal agencies, foundations, or the like.

Nearby words

  1. granthi,
  2. grantor,
  3. grants,
  4. grants pass,
  5. grantsman,
  6. granul-,
  7. granular,
  8. granular cell tumor,
  9. granular conjunctivitis,
  10. granular endoplasmic reticulum

Origin of grantsmanship

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65; grant + -s3 + -manship

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