in aid of


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in aid of

Support or helping (someone or something). The fundraiser is in aid of the local family whose house just burned down.
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in aid of

in support of; for the purpose of raising money for. chiefly British
1999 Teesdale Mercury A wine and savoury evening in aid of cancer research will be held…on Friday.
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in aid of somebody/something

(British English) in order to help somebody/something: The children spent the day collecting money in aid of charity.
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