defund

[dee-fuhnd]
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verb (used with object)

to withdraw financial support from, especially as an instrument of legislative control: Many university programs were defunded by the recent government cutbacks.
to deplete the financial resources of: The cost of the lawsuit defunded the company's operating budget.

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