Charity Commission


Charity Commission
Charity Commission ˈCharity Comˌmission noun ORGANIZATIONS
in Britain, an official organization that makes sure that charities act legally and honestly:

• New trustees took over the running of the fund two years ago, after an inquiry by the Charity Commission.

— Charity Commissioner noun [countable] :

• Charity Commissioners are investigating the disappearance of thousands of pounds of funds.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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