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Oxfam

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒksfam
 
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Definition of Oxfam in English:

A British charity founded in Oxford in 1942, dedicated to helping victims of famine and natural disasters as well as raising living standards in developing countries.

Origin

from Ox(ford Committee for) Fam(ine Relief).

Words that rhyme with Oxfam

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