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    a fundraising campaign which involves phoning a lot of different people to ask them to give donations to a particular organisation, especially a college or university

    The phonathon is the foundation’s largest fundraiser each year and provides us with critical funds needed to support our students, faculty and staff.

    Submitted by Kerry on 18/03/2016
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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