volunteerism

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noun vol·un·teer·ism \ˌvä-lən-ˈtir-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of volunteerism

  1. 1 :  voluntarism 1

  2. 2 :  the act or practice of doing volunteer work in community service

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First Known Use of volunteerism

1844


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