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Meaning of “outreach” in the English Dictionary

"outreach" in British English

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outreachnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈaʊt.riːtʃ/
an ​effort to ​bringservices or ​information to ​people where they ​live or ​spendtime: The ​centre was ​awarded a ​grant for outreach to the ​homeless.

outreachadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈaʊt.riːtʃ/
bringingmedical or other ​services to ​people at ​home or to where they ​spendtime: 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 ​bringservices or ​information to ​people where they ​live or ​spendtime: 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   us   /ˈaʊtriːtʃ/
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the ​process of an ​organizationbuildingrelationships with ​people in ​order to ​advise them, for ​example about ​health or ​financial problems: We're now doing a lot of outreach in the ​localcommunity. outreach ​programs/​campaigns/​efforts an outreach ​worker/​director
(Definition of outreach from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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