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noun British English pronunciation: fund /fʌnd/ 
Word Forms
  1. 1
    [countable] an amount of money that you collect, save, or invest

    a fund to buy instruments for young musicians

    an investment/pension fund

    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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This is the British English definition of fund. View American English definition of fund