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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act or practice of people working on behalf of others or a particular cause without payment for their time and services.

Usage examples (37)
  • Tell you what, Parrot – I am a HUGE believer in volunteerism and charities.
  • As it happens, that same spirit of volunteerism is alive and well across the country.
  • Despite the recent surge in volunteerism, particularly since Sept. 11, Steele says some areas could still use more volunteers.
  • They seem to have a pretty high level of interest in volunteerism. for more
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