[ fuhnd-rey-zer ]
/ ˈfʌndˌreɪ zər /
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a person who solicits contributions or pledges.
a gathering held for such solicitation: a fund-raiser to aid the campaign of the Senate candidate.
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Origin of fund-raiser
First recorded in 1955–60
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How to use fund-raiser in a sentence
Also this week, he keynoted a fundraiser for Progress Iowa, an influential liberal group in the first-in-the-nation caucus state.Why the Left Loves Warren, But Won’t Swoon for Sanders|David Freedlander|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Will and Kate will start with a visit to the 9/11 Memorial downtown, and end with a monster fundraiser at the Met.When Your Royalty Met Ours: Kate Meets Bey Courtside|Tom Sykes|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2006, Wahlberg participated in the Los Angeles Police-Celebrity Golf Tournament, an annual fundraiser.LAPD Foundation: Mark Wahlberg Would Make a Good Reserve Cop|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the fundraiser to end all fundraisers, and no one was even asked to do anything so vulgar as to contribute any cash.Kate Middleton and Prince William's $2m Dinner|Tom Sykes|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clinton appeared at a fundraiser for Landrieu earlier in the day.Hillary Praises Fracking, Stays Silent on Keystone|David Freedlander|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mostly, though, he was paying attention to Hilda, who was running down her war stories from the Multiple Origami fundraiser.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for fund-raiser
/ (ˈfʌndˌreɪzə) /
a person who raises money for a cause
an event held to raise money for a cause
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