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addaword.gifdefinition of voluntourism

noun
(also volunteer travel)
a form of tourism where travellers offer a service to a good cause free of charge
The so-called "voluntourism" phenomenon has spawned ill-planned schemes that leave young people out of pocket - sometimes by several thousand pounds.
Submitted by: jusker from South Africa on 15/05/2012 18:00:00
Definition of voluntourism from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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