funding

Used to describe the refinancing of a debt prior to its maturity (the same as refunding). In corporate finance refers to the floating of bonds to raise finance and levels of capital. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
See also: refunding. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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funding fund‧ing [ˈfʌndɪŋ] noun [uncountable]
BANKING FINANCE money provided to an organization, for example in the form of loans, or grant S (= money given for a particular purpose):

• The developers have been forced to seek additional funding from the government.

ˌfederal ˈfunding FINANCE
money provided by the US government:

• Arts groups should stand on their own without federal funding.

ˌstate ˈfunding FINANCE
money provided by a particular state:

• Texas lawmakers approved a five-year education plan that adds $528 million to state funding for public schools.

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funding UK US /ˈfʌndɪŋ/ noun [U] FINANCE
money given by an organization or a government for a particular purpose: secure/obtain/get funding »

We have secured funding under an EU programme for three new projects.

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seek/require/need funding

funding for sth »

Our focus is on young companies seeking funding for new product development.

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federal/government/state funding

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a reduction/cut/increase in funding

funding shortfall/crisis/gap »

The funding gap between pension assets and projected obligations has narrowed in each of the past four years.

See Note MONEY(Cf. money)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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