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The organized activity or an instance of soliciting money or pledges, as for charitable organizations or political campaigns.

fund′raise′ v.
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vb (intr)
to raise money for a cause
ˈfundˌraising n, adj
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fundraise - raise money for a cause or project; "We are fundraising for AIDS research"
raise - collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
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"According to the information that our engineers and architects are providing, we will need to fundraise approximately $3 million in order to have a new building that is up to code and has a large seating capacity." (The building is estimated to cost $4 million; the diocese could receive up to $1 million towards reconstruction from the insurance, said the appeal letter.)

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