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English definition of “discretionary fund”

discretionary fund

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE
an amount of money that is available to spend on things that are not considered necessary but that may be useful: Governors of some states are given discretionary funds to spend on small-scale projects.
discretionary funding noun [U]
(Definition of discretionary fund from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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