Translation of "charity" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈtʃær·ə·ti/ us /ˈtʃær·ə·t̬i/

B1 plural charities an official organization that gives money, food, or help to people who need it

institución benéfica, ONG
We’re raising money for charity.

[ no plural ] money, food, or other help that is given to people

donaciones, ayuda

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


noun /ˈtʃӕrəti/ (plural charities)

kindness (especially in giving money to poor people)

She gave clothes to the poor out of charity.

an organization set up to collect money for the needy, for medical research etc

institución benéfica
Many charities sent money to help the victims of the disaster.
charitable adjective

(opposite uncharitable) kind

caritativo, comprensivo
a charitable act.

of a charity

a charitable organization.
charitably adverb

She charitably gave them free food and drink.
charity shop noun

(British ) a shop/store that sells things which people have given it in order to raise money for a charity; thrift shop/store(American)

Tienda de Segunda Mano
She runs a charity shop in aid of the blind.

(Translation of “charity” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)