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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An event or activity used to secure money for a cause. Also: A person who organizes such activities or otherwise solicits money for a cause.

Usage examples (26)
  • The fund-raiser was unremarkable, by L.A. standards.
  • That night Dole headed back to New York City for a fund-raiser.
  • After the speaker, he was the most popular House GOP fund-raiser.
  • Last weekend a major fund-raiser was held in Marina Del Rey, Calif. for more
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