contingency fund

noun

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: an amount of money that can be used to pay for problems that might happen

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“Contingency fund.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contingency%20fund. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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