Superfunds

superfund

[soo-per-fuhnd]
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
a large fund set up to finance an expensive program or project.

Origin:
1980–85; super- + fund

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superfund

noun
the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency; "some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund" [syn: Superfund program
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