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whip-roundnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈwɪp.raʊnd/ UK informal
a ​collection of ​money made by a ​group of ​people that is then given to a ​particularperson or used to ​buy a ​present for them: We usually have a whip-round at ​work forpeople who are ​leaving.
(Definition of whip-round from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whip-round”
in Chinese (Simplified) 份子钱,凑钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 份子錢,湊錢…
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