foreign aid

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


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foreign aid
economic and other assistance given by one country to another

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Example sentences
As floodwaters recede, thousands remain without food or shelter-though foreign
  aid is on its way.
It is up to any country to decide how much and what kind of foreign aid to give.
Foreign aid organizations don't operate out here unless they use local staff.
Those are some of the challenges of making foreign aid effective, and they can
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