(grant maintained when postpostive) (of schools or educational institutions) funded directly by central government
- Grant of probate
noun 1. (law) a certificate stating that a will is valid
[grants, grahnts] /grænts, grɑnts/ noun 1. a town in W New Mexico. [grant, grahnt] /grænt, grɑnt/ verb (used with object) 1. to bestow or confer, especially by a formal act: to grant a charter. 2. to give or accord: to grant permission. 3. to agree or accede to: to grant a request. 4. to admit […]
[grant-in-eyd, grahnt-] /ˈgrænt ɪnˈeɪd, ˈgrɑnt-/ noun, plural grants-in-aid. 1. a subsidy furnished by a central government to a local one to help finance a public project, as the construction of a highway or school. 2. a financial subsidy given to an individual or institution for research, educational, or cultural purposes. noun (pl) grants-in-aid 1. a […]
[grants-muh n, grahnts-] /ˈgrænts mən, ˈgrɑnts-/ noun, plural grantsmen. 1. an expert in grantsmanship.