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fund

noun [C]  /fʌnd/ us  
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]  /fʌnd/ us  
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.
Translations of “fund”
in Korean 기금…
in Arabic صُنْدوق مالي, مَوارِد مالِيّة…
in French fonds, répertoire…
in Turkish kaynak, fon…
in Italian fondo (denaro)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基金, 專款, 資金…
in Russian фонд…
in Polish fundusz…
in Spanish fondo, repertorio…
in Portuguese fundo (beneficente)…
in German das Kapital, der Vorrat…
in Catalan fons…
in Japanese 資金…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基金, 专款, 资金…
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