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fund

Pronunciation: /fʌnd/

Translation of fund in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (money reserve) fondo (masculine) research/charitable fund fondo para la investigación/de beneficencia to set up o start a fund crear un fondo 1.2 (store, supply) caudal (masculine), cúmulo (masculine) an inexhaustible fund of patience/wisdom un caudal or cúmulo inagotable de paciencia/sabiduría an endless fund of jokes un arsenal or una colección inagotable de chistes
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.3
    (funds plural)
    (resources, money) fondos (masculine plural) government/public/party funds fondos gubernamentales/públicos/del partido to raise funds recaudar or reunir* fondos I'm a bit low on funds ando mal de fondos to be in funds tener* fondos or dinero
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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