Definition of funding in English:


Line breaks: fund|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌndɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1Money provided, especially by an organization or government, for a particular purpose: funding for the project was provided by the Housing Corporation
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    • The money will also be used to provide funding for an ethnic minority liaison officer to work in the community.
    • Assistance with funding was also provided by English Nature and a local quarrying company.
    • Reluctant as always to spend money, the Queen had never provided proper funding for his work.
  • 1.1The action or practice of providing funding: the public funding of litigation remains a core question [as modifier]: funding bodies for research and curriculum development
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    • In the United States a coalition of groups of patients has argued for public funding for such research.
    • The new funding from the two bodies means phase two can now get under way.
    • What's the point in funding scientists if your not going to listen to them?

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