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1‘they were unwilling to subsidize the poorer southern republics’
give money to, pay a subsidy to, give a grant to, contribute to, make a contribution to, invest in, sponsor, fund, finance, provide capital for, provide finance for, capitalize, underwrite
back, support, give support to, keep, help, aid, assist, shore up, prop up, buttress
informal pick up the tab for, foot the bill for, shell out for, fork out for, cough up for, chip in for
North American informal bankroll, pony up for
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