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fundraising

noun
 
 
/ˈfʌndˌreɪzɪŋ/
[C] FINANCE the process of getting money from investors to invest in particular companies, projects, etc.: The bank is poised to buy its rival in a deal requiring an equity fundraising of up to $5.7 billion. Accounts to be filed in the coming weeks will show revenues soared to £26m after a string of fundraisings and flotations.
[U] POLITICS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the process of collecting money for a particular purpose, especially for a political party, charity (= organization that gives money or help to those that need it), etc.: a fundraising campaign/drive/event
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