foreign aid

foreign aid
The making of loans and of grants of money and property, particularly grain, by the United States for the benefit of foreign nations, intended for the rehabilitation of countries in distress economically, thereby assisting them to establish and maintain stable government of the democratic form.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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