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superfund

[soo-per-fuhnd] /ˈsu pərˌfʌnd/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
1.
a large fund set up to finance an expensive program or project.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85; super- + fund
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Examples from the web for superfund
  • superfund sites are being abandoned and not cleaned up as was promised.
  • It goes back to when the major superfund monies were allocated to pay for cleanup where nobody was around to collect from.
Contemporary definitions for superfund
noun

any fund that is established for a long-term expensive project

noun

a U.S. federal government program established for toxic waste cleanup

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