voluntourism

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noun vol·un·tour·ism \ˌvä-lən-ˈtu̇r-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of voluntourism

  1. :  the act or practice of doing volunteer work as needed in the community where one is vacationing

voluntourist

play \ˌvä-lən-ˈtu̇r-ist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of voluntourism

blend of 2volunteer and tourism


First Known Use: 2000


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