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charity

noun /ˈtʃӕrəti/ ( plural charities)
kindness (especially in giving money to poor people)
caridad
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
benéfico
a charitable organization.
charitably adverb
caritativamente
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.
(Definition of charity from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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