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fund′-rais`er

or fund′rais`er,



n.
1. a person who solicits contributions.
2. a social gathering held for such solicitation.
[1955–60]
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Translations

fund-raiser

[ˈfʌndˌreɪzəʳ] Nrecaudador(a) m/f de fondos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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That's one Hollywood fund-raiser's take on the difficulties of coming up with more political coin this month.
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