Definition of community chest in English:

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community chest

Pronunciation: /kəˈmyo͞onədē CHest/


A fund for charitable activities among the people in a particular area.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: com·mu·ni·ty chest

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