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English definition of “good cause”

good cause

noun [C]
 
 
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
a socially useful organization or activity that is not managed for profit: go to a good cause The money will go to a good cause, a charity which helps disadvantaged youngsters.for a good cause "It's for a good cause," he said of his donation.
(Definition of good cause from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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