[noun] [C] - a sum of money saved, collected or provided for a particular purposeIn the UK, pension fund assets account for 70F% of personal sector saving.The hospital has set up a special fund to buy new equipment.Contributions are being sought for the disaster fund.The money from the land sale sits untouched in a trust fund.(figurative) She has a fund (= a lot) of knowledge about modern jazz.A fund-raiser is a person or event which collects money.He is a fund-raiser for a major charity.The dance is being held as a fund-raiser.The summer fête will be the school's main fund-raising event (= event to collect money) this year.
Meaning of FUND in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012