Definition of Philanthropist in English :

Define Philanthropist in English

Philanthropist meaning in English

Meaning of Philanthropist in English

Pronunciation of Philanthropist in English

Philanthropist pronunciation in English

Pronounce Philanthropist in English


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1. altruist, philanthropist

someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being

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see synonyms of philanthropist
a person, esp. a wealthy one, who practices philanthropy

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see synonyms of philanthropist
n. pl. phi·lan·thro·pies
1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
2. Love of humankind in general.
3. Something, such as an activity or institution, intended to promote human welfare.

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