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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The giving of money or help to those in need. Also: Kindness toward other people.

Usage examples (25)
  • Peace, like charity, begins at home.
  • In fact, Mr. Grueman, the word charity has never entered my mind in connection with you.
  • People in the UK are so blinded by the term charity number that they instantly think no number you must be a scam.
  • Without its own donor list, the charity is at the mercy of the fundraiser. for more
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