Fund

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Definition

the funds: available money or cash (generally for a specific purpose)
noun
public, government funds

a fund : a sum of money to be used for a specific purpose (university, retirement, etc.)
noun
a college fund

to fund: to finance, to pay for, to give money to (a specific project or institution)
verb
The millionaire will fund our research project on pandas

Pronunciation examples
UK: I found someone who is willing to fund our project.
We don't have the funds to continue the project.
US: I donated all my winnings to the World Wildlife Fund.
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Examples

  • "But I fought tooth and nail, and managed to allocate funds for the following items"
  • "Edward : Due to insufficient funds in my account!"
  • "For example, I am proposing a grant of $1m to the Marketing Department to fund a Europe-wide campaign aimed at increasing sales of our mid-range collections."
  • "I think I could ask Luna if Human Resources would fund a stress-management course for us Delavigne employees in high-pressure jobs."
  • "Please contact me immediately so that I can instruct you on how to transfer these funds to your personal bank account."
  • "However, I fought tooth and nail, and I was able to get funds for the following items"

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