charity

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃærɪti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtʃærɪti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(chari tē)


Inflections of 'charity' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": charities
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charity

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [an animal, a children's, a cancer, a Christian] charity
  2. a [local, regional, public, registered, certified] charity
  3. a charity for [the homeless, cancer research]
  4. [set up, founded, created] a charity
  5. [run, manage, lead, administer] a charity
  6. [give, donate] money to charity
  7. donate your [time, money, skills] to charity
  8. does a lot of work for charity
  9. works for a [reputable, well-known] charity
  10. write off the [donation, gift] as charity
  11. The [proceeds, profits] all go to charity.
  12. It all goes to charity.
  13. Remember, it's all for charity.
  14. is raising [funds, money] for (a) charity
  15. a [swimming, running] marathon for charity
  16. the charity provides [assistance, funds, food] (for)
  17. Charity begins at home.
  18. I don't [need, want] any of your charity!
  19. offered out of charity
  20. too [proud, dignified] to accept charity
  21. UK: [take, donate, give] it to the charity shop
  22. generosity and charity as important values
  23. [look on, respond to] the situation with charity
n as adj
  1. slang: is a (real) charity case
  2. [go to, participate in] a charity [event, bake sale]
  3. do charity work for
  4. a charity [donation, organization]
  5. their registered charity number
  6. charity [workers, volunteers, donors]
  7. UK: [take, donate, give] it to the charity shop
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