Translation of "charity" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈtʃær.ə.ti/ us /ˈtʃer.ə.t̬i/

charity noun (GIVING)

B1 [ C or U ] a system of giving money, food, or help free to those who are in need because they are ill, poor, or have no home, or any organization that has the purpose of providing money or helping in this way

She does a lot of work for charity. 她做了很多慈善工作。
People tend to give to (= give money to) charity at Christmas time. 人们往往在圣诞节向慈善组织捐钱。
Proceeds from the sale of these cards will go to (= be given to) local charities. 卖这些贺卡所得的收益将捐献给地方慈善组织。
UNICEF is an international charity. 联合国儿童基金会是国际性慈善组织。
They did a charity performance on the first night, to raise money for AIDS research. 他们的首晚演出是慈善义演,为艾滋病研究募集资金。

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charity noun (KIND)

C2 [ U ] formal the quality of being kind to people and not judging them in a severe way


(Translation of “charity” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)