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aid meaning

EN[eɪd] [-eɪd]
US
WAid
  • In international relations, aid (also known as international aid, overseas aid, foreign aid or foreign assistance) is – from the perspective of governments – a voluntary transfer of resources from one country to another.
  • Aid may serve one or more functions: it may be given as a signal of diplomatic approval, or to strengthen a military ally, to reward a government for behaviour desired by the donor, to extend the donor's cultural influence,
  • Aid may be given by individuals, private organizations, or governments. Standards delimiting exactly the types of transfers considered "aid" vary from country to country.
EN AID
aid
aid
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
      Related Links:
      1. en aided
      2. en aids
      3. en aiding
      4. en aide
      5. fr aide
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      Meaning of aid for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "aid" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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