Meaning of “the Consolidated Fund” in the English Dictionary


"the Consolidated Fund" in English

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the Consolidated Fundnoun [ S ]

uk /kənˌsɒl.deɪ.tɪd ˈfʌnd/ us /kənˌsɑː.deɪ.t̬ɪd ˈfʌnd/

Examples from literature

  • Imperial credit for Land Purchase to be extended as before, by loans guaranteed on the Consolidated Fund, under any conditions now or hereafter to be made by the Imperial authorities. 
  • Ireland to contribute annually to the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom. 
  • Their salaries are charged on the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, and they are removable only on an address to the Houses of the Imperial Parliament. 

(Definition of “the Consolidated Fund” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)