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slush fund

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE
money that is kept by a business or other organization for illegal purposes: The CEO treated this money as his own personal slush fund and used it to evade taxes. He was convicted of setting up a secret slush fund to bribe politicians.
informal money that is kept for unexpected costs: We have set up a small slush fund to cover any unexpected running costs.
Translations of “slush fund”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於政治或商業目的的)行賄基金…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于政治或商业目的的)非法基金…
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