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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Funding \Fund"ing\, adjective

1. Providing a fund for the payment of the interest or principal of a debt.

2. Investing in the public funds.

{Funding system}, a system or scheme of finance or revenue by which provision is made for paying the interest or principal of a public debt.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Fund \Fund\, verb (used with an object) [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 discharging the interest of or principal of; as, to fund government notes.

2. To place in a fund, as money.

3. To put into the form of bonds or stocks bearing regular interest; as, to fund the floating debt.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

funding

noun

1: financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment" [syn: {support}, {financial support}, {funding}, {backing}, {financial backing}]

2: the act of financing [syn: {financing}, {funding}]


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