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noun     fund pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
  1. 1
    [countable] an amount of money that you collect, save, or invest
    1. a.
    See also trust fund
  2. 2
    [countable] a large supply of something, especially something useful
    fund of:

    She had a huge fund of knowledge, skill, and experience.

  3. 3


    [plural] money

    I’m a little low on funds just now.

    raise funds (=collect money):

    I’m not sure I can raise the funds for the holiday.


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