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philanthropic

adjective phil·an·throp·ic \ˌfi-lən-ˈthrä-pik\

Definition of PHILANTHROPIC

1
:  of, relating to, or characterized by philanthropy :  humanitarian
2
:  dispensing or receiving aid from funds set aside for humanitarian purposes
phil·an·throp·i·cal·ly \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of PHILANTHROPIC

phil·an·throp·ic also phil·an·throp·i·cal \-pi-kəl\

Examples of PHILANTHROPIC

  1. <a philanthropic society that has been doing good for over a century>

First Known Use of PHILANTHROPIC

1789
PHILANTHROPICAL Defined for Kids

philanthropic

adjective phil·an·throp·ic \ˌfi-lən-ˈthrä-pik\

Definition of PHILANTHROPIC for Kids

:  for or relating to the act of giving money and time to help needy people :  charitable <I do philanthropic work.>

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