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English definition of “fund”

fund

verb [T]     /fʌnd/ FINANCE
to provide the money for a particular purpose or activity: Fears continue to grow that the Government's bailout will not be enough to fund the industry's recovery.partially/wholly/fully funded The research was partially funded by Roche Applied Science. government/privately funded The regeneration program is funded by EU money.
→ See also overfunded, underfunded
(Definition of fund verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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