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crowdfunding Line breaks: crowd|fund¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkraʊdfʌndɪŋ/

Definition of crowdfunding in English:


[mass noun]
The practice of funding a project or venture by raising money from a large number of people who each contribute a relatively small amount, typically via the Internet: musicians, filmmakers, and artists have successfully raised funds and fostered awareness through crowdfunding
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  • Crowdfunding is not for everyone.
  • As crowdfunding has matured from a series of one-off efforts into something reproducible, the money has followed.
  • He is painting a mural in Pike Place Public Market and is using crowdfunding to obtain the funds to complete this colorful project.

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