price support


price support
Synonyms and related words:
TLC, aid, alimony, allotment, allowance, annuity, assistance, autarky, bimetallism, bounty, bread, care, daily bread, depletion allowance, dole, economic self-sufficiency, economic support, endowment, fair trade, fair-trade agreement, fair-trading, fellowship, financial assistance, flexible supports, free enterprise, free trade, governmentalism, grant, grant-in-aid, guaranteed annual income, help, keep, laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, line, livelihood, living, localism, maintenance, managed currency, managed prices, manna, meat, mothering, noninterference, nonintervention, nourishment, nullification, nurture, old-age insurance, party line, party principle, pecuniary aid, pension, planned economy, policy, polity, position, price controls, price supports, price-fixing, protection, protectionism, provision, public assistance, public policy, public welfare, pump-priming, relief, rent control, retirement benefits, rigid supports, scholarship, sectionalism, stipend, subsidization, subsidy, subsistence, subvention, support, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, tax benefit, tender loving care, upkeep, valorization, welfare, welfare aid, welfare payments

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • price support — ☆ price support n. support of certain price levels at or above market values, as by government purchase of surpluses …   English World dictionary

  • price support — price′ support n. the maintenance of the price of a commodity, product, etc., esp. by means of public subsidy or government purchase of surpluses • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Price support — In economics, a price support may be either a subsidy or a price control, both with the intended effect of keeping the market price of a good higher than the competitive equilibrium level.In the case of a price control, a price support is the… …   Wikipedia

  • price support — Government intervention to set an artificially high price through the use of a price floor designed to aid producers. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * price support price support ➔ support2 * * * price support UK US noun [U] ► ECONOMICS,… …   Financial and business terms

  • price support — price sup.port n [U] a system in which the government keeps the price of a product at a particular level by giving the producer money or buying the product itself …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • price support — A government policy of providing support for certain basic, usually agricultural, products to stop the price falling below an agreed level. Support prices can be administered in various ways: the government can purchase and stockpile surplus… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • price support — the maintenance of the price of a commodity, product, etc., esp. by means of a public subsidy or government purchase of surpluses. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • price support — noun (U) a system in which the government keeps the price of a product at a fixed level by giving the producer money or buying the product itself …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • price support — noun Date: 1945 artificial maintenance of prices (as of a raw material) at some predetermined level usually through government action …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • price support — noun a government subsidy used to maintain prices at a certain level • Hypernyms: ↑subsidy …   Useful english dictionary