Definition of volunteerism in English:

volunteerism

Line breaks: vol¦un|teer|ism
Pronunciation: /ˌvɒlənˈtɪərɪz(ə)m
 
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noun

[mass noun] chiefly North American
  • The use or involvement of volunteer labour, especially in community services.
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    • The organization has become well known and takes pride in its community service projects and volunteerism as well as its support for its fellow stay-at-home moms.
    • Teenagers have amazingly high levels of volunteerism and community service, yet many feel turned off by politics.
    • The Navy takes great pride in its volunteerism and community service - so much so, there is a medal for outstanding volunteer service.

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