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trust fund

money, securities, property, etc., held in trust.
a government fund administered separately from other funds and used for a specified purpose:
a highway trust fund.
Origin of trust fund
First recorded in 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I'd like to make a trust fund of it, and let her have the income from now on, and turn over the principal when she's thirty, say.

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
  • It was a trust fund for the happiness of others, and for their benefit.

    Dorothy's House Party Evelyn Raymond
  • Their money was kept separate from the business, in a trust fund, and lent to such as wished to build homes for themselves.

  • A trust fund had to be settled up, and he was administrator.

  • You see, Judge, we are aimin' to make a kind of a trust fund out of it, with you as the trustee.

    Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for trust fund

trust fund

money, securities, etc, held in trust
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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