Definición de fund en inglés:


Silabificación: fund
Pronunciación: /fənd


  • 1A sum of money saved or made available for a particular purpose: he had set up a fund to coordinate economic investment
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    • Right now, I do not see the funds available to save Social Security and Medicare, and we have to address that.
    • Benefits for others who have not yet retired would then have to be reduced to match the shortfall in the level of funds available.
    • Difficult decisions will have to be made about which few species can be saved with the limited funds available for conservation.
    collection, kitty, reserve, pool, purse; endowment, foundation, trust, grant, investment; savings, nest egg
    informal stash
  • 1.1 (funds) Financial resources: the misuse of public funds
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    • The subsidies include direct cash payments, debt payments, and funds for capital projects.
    • From now onwards the councils should strive to be up to date on payment of monthly salaries by raising funds from own vast resources.
    • The nature of the tax system used to raise funds to finance the debt had altered considerably during the previous century.
    money, cash, ready money; wealth, means, assets, resources, savings, capital, reserves, the wherewithal
    informal dough, bread, loot
  • 1.2A large stock or supply of something: a vast fund of information
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    • He had little pride, though an exceptional fund of passionate integrity.
    • But clearly humour, and an appeal to the common fund of historical anecdotes, go a long way.
    • So the writer has brought with him a ball, a glove, a bat and a fund of stories.
    stock, store, supply, accumulation, collection, bank, pool; mine, reservoir, storehouse, treasury, treasure house, hoard, repository
    informal pork barrel
  • 1.3 (the funds) British The stock of the national debt (as a mode of investment).
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    • Investments in the funds fell to 25% of the previous week's rate.
    • That there is no connection between myself personally and the funds investment.
  • 1.4An organization set up for the administration and management of a monetary fund.
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    • The funding will now come from the council's asset management fund, although it will be in next year's budget.
    • Buy a fully managed short fund just to get used to its price behavior in different markets.
    • If there is a cash award against one of the other parties, that is paid by out of a producer's fund.


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in funds

British Having money to spend.
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  • Blake continued to produce his own personal view of life and religion in his paintings and engraving, occasionally getting a commission to produce some works which kept him in funds.
  • Thus in funds, I had taken Sonya to a night-club.
  • A paying bank may dishonour the cheque - refuse to pay it - if the customer is not in funds, or if there is not a sufficiently agreed overdraft at the time it is presented.


mid 17th century: from Latin fundus 'bottom, piece of landed property'. The earliest sense was 'the bottom or lowest part,' later 'foundation or basis'; the association with money has perhaps arisen from the idea of landed property being a source of wealth.

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