Entry from US English dictionary
A contribution to a political party that is not accounted as going to a particular candidate, thus avoiding various legal limitations.
- Opponents claim that soft money raised by political parties is not related to federal elections.
- The Democrats' platform advocates a ban on political contributions known as soft money.
- The law said that the national parties can't raise soft money.
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Syllabification: soft mon·ey
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