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fund

noun [C]  us   /fʌnd/
a sum of money saved and made available for a particular purpose: a scholarship fund for college students the company’s pension fund

fund

verb [T]  us   /fʌnd/
to provide the money to pay for an event, activity, or organization: He plans to donate money to fund health centers.
funder
noun [C]  /ˈfʌn·dər/
It’s the world’s largest funder of education.
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