refunnel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ funnel

Verb[edit]

refunnel (third-person singular simple present refunnels, present participle (UK) refunnelling or (US) refunneling, simple past and past participle (UK) refunnelled or (US) refunneled)

  1. (transitive) To redirect (money or resources) to another department or project.
    • 2008 June 13, Robin Finn, “How to Curb Big Builders’ Big Appetites”, in New York Times[1]:
      But the slush stopped on Ms. Almodovar’s desk; fees paid by the developers are now refunneled into agency projects.