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trust fund

noun
1.
money, securities, property, etc., held in trust.
2.
a government fund administered separately from other funds and used for a specified purpose:
a highway trust fund.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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Examples for trust fund
  • There is a misconception out there that having a great education and a trust fund somehow makes it harder to buy cocaine.
  • The bill designated revenues from the highway trust fund to pay for road and bridge construction.
  • Pastor accused of causing car crash to inherit trust fund.
  • Heretofore, she announced to him at the door, the paycheck goes into a trust fund to pay the bills.
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family, to establish a trust fund for his daughters.
  • Although currently the federal budget is in deficit, federal trust fund programs as a group appear to be running a surplus.
  • Benefits were to be paid against this account, but there was no formal trust fund as such.
  • As a result, the highway trust fund no longer supports even current spending.
British Dictionary definitions for trust fund

trust fund

noun
1.
money, securities, etc, held in trust
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