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superfund

[ soo-per-fuhnd ]
/ ˈsu pərˌfʌnd /
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noun (sometimes initial capital letter)

a large fund set up to finance an expensive program or project.

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Origin of superfund

First recorded in 1980–85; super- + fund
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