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WRVS, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishWRVS, thethe WRVSWRVS, the /ˌdʌbəljuː ɑː viː ˈes $ -ɑːr-/ 🔊 🔊 (the Women's Royal Voluntary Service) a British organization of women who help people that have difficulty taking care of themselves. The WRVS was known especially for its Meals on Wheels service, which brought meals to people who could not cook because they were very old or very ill. The women who work for the WRVS are volunteers (=they are not paid for their work).
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