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  1. 1
    if an event is in aid of an organization or group, it is held to make money to help that organization or group

    a concert in aid of victims of the war

    The sale was in aid of the local hospital.

  2. 2
    spoken used for asking what something is for or why something is happening

    What are all these boxes in aid of?

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a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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