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 for funding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Funding \Fund"ing\, a.
     1. Providing a fund for the payment of the interest or
        principal of a debt.
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     2. Investing in the public funds.
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     Funding system, a system or scheme of finance or revenue by
        which provision is made for paying the interest or
        principal of a public debt.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fund \Fund\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Funded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Funding.]
     1. To provide and appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for
        the payment of the interest of; to make permanent
        provision of resources (as by a pledge of revenue from
        customs) for discharging the interest of or principal of;
        as, to fund government notes.
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     2. To place in a fund, as money.
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     3. To put into the form of bonds or stocks bearing regular
        interest; as, to fund the floating debt.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  funding
      n 1: financial resources provided to make some project possible;
           "the foundation provided support for the experiment" [syn:
           support, financial support, funding, backing,
           financial backing]
      2: the act of financing [syn: financing, funding]

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