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    What is the meaning of the word ''fund'' in the following sentence?

    This camp and four others nearby are run by the Fresh Air Fund.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    What is the meaning of the word ''fund'' in the following sentence?

    This camp and four others nearby are run by the Fresh Air Fund.

    Thanks.
    It's a sum of money which is destined/earmarked for a specific purpose. It's frequently associated with charities:

    WWF - Worldwide Fund for Nature (previously known as the World Wildlife Fund).

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