accumulated fund

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accumulated fund UK US noun [C] FINANCE
an amount of money collected over a period of time, usually for a particular purpose or for paying expenses when they are greater than income: »

The problem for government is that no accumulated fund exists, so often tax revenue may have to be used to pay pension liabilities.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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