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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or characterized by goodwill toward people adj. - Generous in assistance to the poor.

Usage examples (37)
  • A philanthropic society
  • Hester "as a suitor for her hand," he must be very careful over what he called her philanthropic craze.
  • Look at the generality of women, "he cried bitterly;" especially those who are what they call philanthropic and good.
  • Many wineries are involved in philanthropic endeavors. for more
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