Meaning of “outreach” in the English Dictionary

"outreach" in British English

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outreachnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈaʊt.riːtʃ/ us /ˈaʊt.riːtʃ/

an effort to bring services or information to people where they live or spend time:

The centre was awarded a grant for outreach to the homeless.

outreachadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈaʊt.riːtʃ/ us /ˈaʊt.riːtʃ/

bringing medical or other services to people at home or to where they spend time:

an outreach worker/centre
An AIDS outreach program for prostitutes on the streets.

(Definition of “outreach” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outreach" in American English

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outreachnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɑʊtˌritʃ/

an effort to bring services or information to people where they live or spend time:

The center was awarded a grant for counseling and outreach to the homeless.

(Definition of “outreach” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outreach" in Business English

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outreachnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈaʊtriːtʃ/ us

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the process of an organization building relationships with people in order to advise them, for example about health or financial problems:

We're now doing a lot of outreach in the local community.
an outreach worker/director

(Definition of “outreach” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)