benevolent fund


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  • fund — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sum of money collected for a particular purpose ADJECTIVE ▪ large ▪ special ▪ appeal (BrE), charitable, charity, disaster, relief …   Collocations dictionary

  • benevolent — [[t]bɪne̱vələnt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe a person in authority as benevolent, you mean that they are kind and fair. The company has proved to be a most benevolent employer... They believe that the country needs a benevolent dictator.… …   English dictionary

  • benevolent society — /bəˈnɛvələnt səˌsaɪəti/ (say buh nevuhluhnt suh.suyuhtee) noun 1. → friendly society. 2. a charitable organisation. Also, benevolent association, benevolent fund. {originally US} …   Australian English dictionary

  • benevolent — adj. 1 wishing to do good; actively friendly and helpful. 2 charitable (benevolent fund; benevolent society). Derivatives: benevolence n. benevolently adv. Etymology: ME f. OF benivolent f. L bene volens entis well wishing f. velle wish …   Useful english dictionary

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