charity(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (goodwill)
a. la caridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Students raised money for the less fortunate to learn the value of charity.Los alumnos recaudaron dinero para los desfavorecidos para aprender el valor de la caridad.
2. (financial relief)
a. la caridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They were reduced to living on charity.Se vieron obligados a vivir de la caridad.
3. (specific organization)
a. la organización benéfica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I give money to a charity that helps children in Africa.Dono dinero a una organización benéfica que ayuda a niños de África.
4. (organizations in general)
a. las obras benéficas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many big companies give to charity because it is tax deductible.Muchas grandes compañías donan a obras benéficas porque es desgravable.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (philanthropic)
a. benéfico
We organized a charity event for the homeless.Organizamos un evento benéfico para los sin techo.
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charity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (quality)
a. la caridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (organization)
a. la entidad benéfica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
all proceeds will go to charitytoda la recaudación se dedicará a obras de beneficencia
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charity [ˈtʃærɪtɪ]
noun
1 (goodwill) caridad (f)
out of charity por caridad
charity begins at home la caridad bien entendida empieza por uno mismo
2 (financial relief) obras (f) benéficas; (alms) limosnas (f)
all proceeds go to charity todo lo recaudado se destinará a obras benéficas; he gave the money to charity donó el dinero a una organización benéfica; to live on charity vivir de la caridad; to raffle sth for charity rifar algo para fines benéficos
3 (organization) organización (f) benéfica
4 (act)
it would be a charity if ... sería una obra de caridad si ...
modifier
charity appeal (n) cuestación (f) para obras benéficas
charity shop (n) (Britain) tienda de artículos de segunda mano que dedica su recaudación a causas benéficas
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