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charity

noun
 
 
/ˈtʃærɪti/
ORGANIZATION [C, U] B1 an official organization that gives money, food, or help to people who need it: The raffle will raise money for charity. A percentage of the company's profits go to charity.Societies, clubs and organizationsCharity organizationsGenerous and charitable
MONEY/HELP [U] B1 money, food, or other help that is given to people: I won't accept charity.Generous and charitableCharity organizations
KINDNESS [U] kindness towards other people: an act of charityGenerous and charitableCharity organizations
(Definition of charity from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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