Definition of Philanthropy in English :

Define Philanthropy in English

Philanthropy meaning in English

Meaning of Philanthropy in English

Pronunciation of Philanthropy in English

Philanthropy pronunciation in English

Pronounce Philanthropy in English


see synonyms of philanthropy


1. philanthropic gift, philanthropy

voluntary promotion of human welfare

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see synonyms of philanthropy
noun plural -pies
the practice of performing charitable or benevolent actions
love of mankind in general

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see synonyms of philanthropy
a desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence
2. Word forms: plural phiˈlanthropies
a philanthropic act, gift, institution, etc.

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see synonyms of philanthropy
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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