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de·fund

 (dē-fŭnd′)
tr.v. de·fund·ed, de·fund·ing, de·funds
To stop the flow of funds to: "Some days, they wake up with a burning desire to defund the Public Broadcasting System and the National Endowment for the Arts" (Joe Conason).

defund

(diːˈfʌnd)
vb (tr)
1. to remove the funds from (a person, organization, or scheme)
2. archaic to pour down

de•fund

(diˈfʌnd)

v.t.
to withdraw financial support from: to defund a government program.
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The rally, organized by the Defund Hate Campaign, took place amid ongoing debates in Congress over $4.5 billion of emergency border funding and recent revelations of unsanitary and overcrowded conditions at a Texas border station where children are being detained.
Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Military Construction and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, joined a group of her Senate colleagues on the Appropriations Committee in calling on the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide Congress with a list of military construction projects it intends to defund to pay for President Trumps ineffective border wall.
PHYSICIANS ARE NOT expecting to see improvements in health care costs and access in 2019, but most predict that the Affordable Care Act will make it through the year despite government efforts to defund it, according to a survey by health care market research company InCrowd.
PHYSICIANS ARE NOT ex peering to see improvements in health care costs and access in 2019, but most predict that the Affordable Care Act will make it through the year despite government efforts to defund it, according to a survey by health care market research company InCrowd.
Earlier this month, she called to completely defund the U.S.
House of Representatives to defund abortion providers, including the nation's largest abortion provider, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA).
The source said that after the institute, well known for the website 38 North that specializes in Korean Peninsula issues, resisted the demand, the government decided to defund the institute, leading to the closure of the 12-year-old think tank next month.
It is a deliberate and sober move to defund UNRWA or, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put it, to make it "pass away from the world." And, just as the toughest part of the negotiations, Jerusalem, was taken off the table, the dismantling of UNRWA will remove another complex final-status issue: That of the Palestinian refugees and the right of return.
It would also defund Planned Parenthood for one year. 
The opinion held that Abbott could defund budget riders - directives to state agencies that are included in the budget but do not actually make any appropriations.
Since January 2017, the future of the program has become uncertain, as the Trump administration decided to defund the grants that sustain Native American education programs nationwide.
The first lady danced with her husband at the Liberty Ball as entertainment insiders gathered at the Creative Coalition Ball, where the mood was one of concern over the new administration's intention to defund the National Endowment for the Arts, a major focus of the coalition's work.