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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or marked by philanthropy or charitable assistance. synonym: benevolent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by or springing from love of mankind; actuated by a desire to do good to one's fellows.
  • Synonyms Benevolent, humane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective generous in assistance to the poor
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by philanthropy

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