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01. He donated $50 to a [fund] to help victims of the fire.
02. Would you like to contribute to a [fund] we have started to help victims of the earthquake in Italy?
03. The government has announced that 5% of construction costs for government buildings must be set aside for [funding] for artworks.
04. A disaster [fund] has been set up for victims of the tornado in Haiti.
05. My son's hockey team is collecting empty bottles this weekend to raise [funds] for their tournaments.
06. She was hired through an employment program [funded] by the federal government.
07. We invested our money in a number of international [funds], and made a good profit.
08. Oscar Ameringer once observed that politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor, and campaign [funds] from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.
09. We can't buy any more equipment because we are out of [funds].
10. The symphony is [funded] entirely through donations by local businesses.
11. The discovery of gold on Sado Island helped [fund] the Japanese government from the time of the Tokugawa dynasty right up until 1990.
12. The government of Mozambique plans to establish more wildlife preserves and parks when [funds] are available.
13. Scientific research in South Africa is [funded] jointly by government and business.
14. For many decades, corrupt government officials stole public [funds] in Haiti.
15. When Romulo Betancourt became President of Venezuela in 1959, he used the profits from the oil industry to [fund] social programs in his country.
16. Pension [funds] play an important role in the stock market in this country.
17. You can pay by cash, check, bank draft or money order, in British [funds] or equivalent.
18. The government of British Columbia [funds] a broad range of medical services.
19. I have started to save for my retirement [fund].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • fund — 1 n 1: a sum of money or other resources whose principal or interest is set aside for a specific objective cli·ent security fund: a fund established by each state to compensate clients for losses suffered due to their attorneys misappropriation… …   Law dictionary

  • fund(s) — fund or funds To capitalize with a view to the production of interest. Also, to put into the form of bonds, stocks, or other securities, bearing regular interest, and to provide or appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for the payment thereof.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • fund(s) — fund or funds To capitalize with a view to the production of interest. Also, to put into the form of bonds, stocks, or other securities, bearing regular interest, and to provide or appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for the payment thereof.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • fund — FUND, funduri, s.n. 1. Partea de jos a unui vas, formând baza lui; cantitate de materii, lichide etc. rămasă pe această parte a vasului. ♦ Parte (mobilă) care formează baza unui butoi sau a altui recipient. ♦ Taler de lemn pe care se răstoarnă… …   Dicționar Român

  • fund — /fund/, n. 1. a supply of money or pecuniary resources, as for some purpose: a fund for his education; a retirement fund. 2. supply; stock: a fund of knowledge; a fund of jewels. 3. funds, money immediately available; pecuniary resources: to be… …   Universalium

  • Fund — Fund, n. [OF. font, fond, nom. fonz, bottom, ground, F. fond bottom, foundation, fonds fund, fr. L. fundus bottom, ground, foundation, piece of land. See {Found} to establish.] 1. An aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies are or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fund — Fund, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Funded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Funding}.] 1. To provide and appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for the payment of the interest of; to make permanent provision of resources (as by a pledge of revenue from customs) for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fund — may refer to:* The process of Funding, or providing capital (funds) for a transaction, a project, a person, a business or other private or public institutions * A Collective investment scheme or vehicle, often referred to as a fund ** Mutual fund …   Wikipedia

  • Fund — steht für: Entdeckung Fundsache; den Umgang damit regelt das Fundrecht einen archäologischen Fund, siehe Befund (Archäologie) Siehe auch: Fonds, englisch fund  Wiktionary: fund – Bedeutungserklärungen, Wortherkunft, Synonyme,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fund — [fund] n. [L fundus, bottom, land, estate (< IE * bhundhos < base * bhudh > BOTTOM): meaning infl. by Fr fond, stock, provision < same source] 1. a supply that can be drawn upon; stock; store [a fund of good humor] 2. a) a sum of… …   English World dictionary

  • fund — [n] repository, reserve armamentarium, capital, endowment, foundation, hoard, inventory, kitty*, mine, pool*, reservoir, source, stock, store, storehouse, supply, treasury, trust, vein; concepts 332,340,710 fund [v] provide money for back,… …   New thesaurus