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phi·lan·thro·py

 (fĭ-lăn′thrə-pē)
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.

[Late Latin philanthrōpia, from Greek, from philanthrōpos, humane, benevolent : phil-, philo-, philo- + anthrōpos, man, mankind.]

phi·lan′thro·pist n.

philanthropy

(fɪˈlænθrəpɪ)
n, pl -pies
1. the practice of performing charitable or benevolent actions
2. love of mankind in general
[C17: from Late Latin philanthrōpia, from Greek: love of mankind, from philos loving + anthrōpos man]
phiˈlanthropist, philanthrope n

phi•lan•thro•py

(fɪˈlæn θrə pi)

n., pl. -pies.
1. altruistic concern for human beings, esp. as manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons or to institutions advancing human welfare.
2. a philanthropic act or donation.
3. a philanthropic institution.
[1600–10; earlier philanthropia < Late Latin < Greek philanthrōpía love for mankind. See phil-, anthropo-, -y3]

philanthropy

a deliberate affection for mankind, shown in contributions of money, property, or work for the benefit of others. Cf. misanthropy. — philanthropist, n.philanthropic, adj.
See also: Attitudes
voluntary activity of or disposition towards donating money, property, or services to the needy or for general social betterment. — philanthropic, adj.
See also: Charity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.philanthropy - voluntary promotion of human welfare
economic aid, financial aid, aid - money to support a worthy person or cause

philanthropy

philanthropy

noun
Translations
حُب البَشَر، إحْسان
filantropielidumilnost
filantropivelgørenhed
filantropija
emberszeretet
mannúî; líknarstarfsemi
filantropasfilantropijafilantropiškas
filantropija
filantropiaľudomilnosť
insanseverlik

philanthropy

[fɪˈlænθrəpɪ] Nfilantropía f

philanthropy

[fɪˈlænθrəpi] nphilanthropie f

philanthropy

philanthropy

[fɪˈlænθrəpɪ] nfilantropia

philanthropy

(fiˈlanθrəpi) noun
love for mankind, usually as shown by money given to, or work done for, other people. He shows his philanthropy by helping people who have been in prison.
philanthropic (filənˈθropik) adjective
giving money or other help etc to others. a philanthropic person; a philanthropic act.
phiˈlanthropist noun
a philanthropic person.
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