fund-raiser
noun Date: 1957 1. a person employed to raise funds 2. a social event (as a cocktail party) held for the purpose of raising funds

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fund-Raiser — Fund|rai|ser, Fund Rai|ser [ fandreɪzɐ], der; s, [engl. fund raiser, zu: fund = Fonds u. to raise = aufbringen]: jmd., der professionell Spenden für gemeinnützige Zwecke sammelt (Berufsbez.) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • fund-raiser — /fund ray zeuhr/, n. 1. a person who solicits contributions or pledges. 2. a gathering held for such solicitation: a fund raiser to aid the campaign of the Senate candidate. Also, fundraiser. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • fund-raiser — ► NOUN 1) a person engaged in seeking financial support for an organization or cause. 2) an event held to generate such financial support. DERIVATIVES fund raising noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fund-raiser — noun Fund raiser is used after these nouns: ↑charity, ↑gala …   Collocations dictionary

  • fund-raiser — fund′ rais er or fund′rais er n. 1) bus a person who solicits contributions 2) bus a social gathering held for such solicitation • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • fund-raiser — noun 1》 a person engaged in seeking financial support for an organization or cause. 2》 an event held to generate such financial support. Derivatives fund raising noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • fund-raiser — see fundraiser …   English dictionary

  • fund raiser — social event held for the purpose of collecting monetary contributions; person employed to raise money …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fund raiser — noun (C) a person or event that collects money for a specific purpose …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fund-raiser — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a person employed to raise funds (as for a political campaign or charity) 2. : an event or campaign organized to raise funds …   Useful english dictionary

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