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beneficence

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1 a gift of money or its equivalent to a charity, humanitarian cause, or public institution
  • the town library stays open primarily through beneficences from concerned residents

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The first known use of beneficence was in the 15th century

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“Beneficence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beneficence. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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