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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being.

Usage examples (31)
  • For most of my life, the term philanthropist was reserved for the super rich.
  • Gene Epstein, a 71-year-old philanthropist, is HuffPost's first Greatest Person of the Day.
  • Last week some titled philanthropist had hauled up a woman in the East End of London for attempting to sell her daughter.
  • Du Yueh-sen: “Big-eared Du” organized and controlled the opium market in Shanghai and in his later life was known as a philanthropist. for more
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