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addaword.gifdefinition of crowdfunding

noun
use of the web or another online tool to get a group of people to finance a particular project
Crowdfunding has already been and gone as a source of funding for writers on the Internet.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/02/2010 11:45:00
Definition of crowdfunding from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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