Definition of community chest in English:

community chest

Syllabification: com·mu·ni·ty chest


  • A fund for charitable activities among the people in a particular area.
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    • Since then, the entry has been funded by the community chest.
    • A £500 grant was donated by their community chest and a variety of fundraising events are being held over the next few months.
    • In turn we are expected to contribute to the community chest when we are well and working.

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