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funding

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈfʌndɪŋ/ FINANCE
money given by an organization or a government for a particular purpose: secure/obtain/get funding We have secured funding under an EU programme for three new projects. seek/require/need fundingfunding for sth Our focus is on young companies seeking funding for new product development. federal/government/state funding a reduction/cut/increase in funding funding shortfall/crisis/gap The funding gap between pension assets and projected obligations has narrowed in each of the past four years.
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