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grant

Research A sum of money or financial support provided to a worker or researcher for performing innovative or novel work. See Block grant, Matching grant, Medicaid block grant, Modular grant, Noncompeting grant, Research grant, Research project grant, Subgrant.

grant

(grănt) [ME.]
A financial award given to an academic or professional investigator to support his or her research.
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The 1960s sometimes seemed to be lurching out of control, and many of the values we took for granted were put on trial--and found deficient.
In fact, they threw into doubt many things users of bullet-proof mainframes took for granted, including reliability and data integrity.
"We're exporting expectations." Why, I asked, was it such a bad thing that Africans wanted many of the things he took for granted? "Because they have a right to live their own lifestyles, free from our interference," came the reply.