Origin of subvention
Related formssub·ven·tion·ar·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for subvention
The Subvention on Land-tax, and much else, one must glide hastily over; safe nowhere but in flourishes of conciliatory eloquence.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
Venice gave the commune of Cattaro an annual subvention as solatium.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
A subvention may be raised by a perfectly orthodox fiscal process.Liberalism and the Social Problem|Winston Spencer Churchill
His maiden speech, on the subvention to the king of Sardinia, was made on the 31st of January 1794.
Harris needed money to support the stadholder's cause, and Carmarthen proposed a subvention of £1,200 a year.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt