Volunteerism | Define Volunteerism at Dictionary.com

[ vol-uhn-teer-iz-uhm ]SHOW IPA

/ vlntrzm /PHONETIC RESPELLING

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volunteerism

/ (vlntrzm) /

the principle of donating time and energy for the benefit of other people in the community as a social responsibility rather than for any financial reward

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

volunteerism

1844, with reference to armed forces; from volunteer + -ism. In reference to volunteer labor in community activities, by 1977.

Online Etymology Dictionary, 2010 Douglas Harper

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