English - Vietnamese Dictionary
charity /'tʃæriti/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- lòng nhân đức, lòng từ thiện; lòng thảo
- hội từ thiện; tổ chức cứu tế
- board of charity: sở cứu tế
- việc thiện; sự bố thí, sự cứu tế
- (số nhiều) của bố thí, của cứu tế
- charity begins at home
- trước khi thương người hãy thương lấy người nhà mình
+a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
+a kindly and lenient attitude toward people
+an activity or gift that benefits the public at large
+pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers
+an institution set up to provide help to the needy
Advanced English Dictionary
1 generosity, alms-giving, munificence, liberality, open-handedness, magnanimity, beneficence, philanthropy, unselfishness, humanity, humanitarianism, good will:
Your charity towards this hospital has been unequalled by any other donor, Sir Keith.
2 leniency, big-heartedness, large-heartedness, benevolence, magnanimity, indulgence, considerateness, consideration, compassion, understanding, sympathy, kind-heartedness:
We are all urged to show charity towards those who wrong us.
3 alms, donation, contribution, largesse, Colloq Brit dole, US welfare, relief:
I want the opportunity to work, not the government's charity.
+ noun (plural charities)Collocation Dictionary
1 [C] an organization for helping people in need: Many charities sent money to help the victims of the famine. + The concert will raise money for local charities.
2 [U] the aim of giving money, food, help, etc. to people who are in need: Most of the runners in the London Marathon are raising money for charity. + Do you give much to charity? + a charity concert (= organized to get money for charity) + to live on / off charity (= to live on money which other people give you because you are poor)
3 [U] (formal) kindness and sympathy towards other people, especially when you are judging them: Her article showed no charity towards her former friends.
Idioms: charity begins at home (saying) you should help and care for your own family, etc. before you start helping other people
local, national | registered | private | animal, cancer, conservation, educational, housing, medical
VERB + CHARITY
donate (money) to, give (money) to, support | go to
All the proceeds from the sale will go to charity.
| ask for | accept
They are proud people who don't accept charity.
| depend on, live on
They have no money and are forced to live on charity.
CHARITY + NOUN
appeal, auction, ball, concert, event, match, show | school | shop | work | worker
The school raised over a hundred pounds for charity.
| ~ for
a charity for sick children
an act of charity
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