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fundraisingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfʌndˌreɪ.zɪŋ/
the ​act of ​collecting or ​producingmoney for a ​particularpurpose, ​especially for a charity: The ​dinner is a fundraising event for the ​museum.
fundraise
verb [I] uk   us   /-reɪz/
(Definition of fundraising from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fundraisingnoun

uk   us   /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 ​dealrequiring an equity fundraising of up to $5.7 ​billion. Accounts to be ​filed in the coming weeks will show ​revenuessoared to £26m after a ​string of fundraisings and ​flotations.
[U] POLITICS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the ​process of ​collectingmoney for a particular ​purpose, especially for a ​politicalparty, charity (= ​organization that gives ​money or ​help to those that need it), etc.: a fundraising ​campaign/​drive/​event
(Definition of fundraising from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fundraising”
in Chinese (Simplified) 募捐, (尤指)慈善捐款…
in Turkish fon/kaynak oluşturma eylemi…
in Russian сбор средств…
in Chinese (Traditional) 募捐, (尤指)慈善捐款…
in Polish zbiórka pieniędzy…
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