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Unit'ed Way'




1. a nationwide civic organization (Unit'ed Way' of Amer'ica) or any of its affiliated local groups that raise funds through individual contributions and allocate them to benefit civic and charitable programs and organizations, as the YMCA and Red Cross. Formerly, Community Chests and Councils of America, United Community Funds and Councils of America.
2. a similar and related organization (Unit'ed Way' of Can'ada) in Canada.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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