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American English: /fənd/
British English: /fʌnd/

Translation of fund in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (money reserve) research/charitable fund
    fondo para la investigación/de beneficencia
    to set up o start a fund
    crear un fondo
    1.2 (store, supply) 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.
    also: 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

  • 1.1 (finance)
    Example sentences
    • By contrast, the citizen scientists would be funded by public money to do just that.
    • The money also funded film workshops at secondary schools and colleges across the region.
    • The project is funded by a four year grant from regeneration money provided by the government.

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