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al·tru·ism

 (ăl′tro͞o-ĭz′əm)
n.
1. Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness.
2. Zoology Instinctive behavior that is detrimental to the individual but favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes, as by benefiting its relatives.

[French altruisme, probably from Italian altrui, someone else, from Latin alter, other; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

al′tru·ist n.
al′tru·is′tic adj.
al′tru·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.altruistically - in an altruistic manneraltruistically - in an altruistic manner; "he acted selflessly when he helped the old lady in distress"
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altruistically

[ˌæltrʊˈɪstɪklɪ] advaltruisticamente
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Most living donations are between family and friends but people can also choose to donate altruistically.
It seeks to honour the people who are combatting social, economic, health and psychological issues with humanitarian initiatives, empowering marginalized groups in society, alleviating the suffering of the poor and sick, and investing altruistically in the neglected segments of their communities.
It seeks to honour the people who are combating social, economic, health and psychological issues with humanitarian initiatives, empowering marginalised groups in society, alleviating the suffering of the poor and sick, and investing altruistically in the neglected segments of their communities.
Less altruistically, but still just as important, donors need to make their end-of-year giving decisions by December 31st to qualify for a tax deduction in this calendar year.
In his case 30% of it was given altruistically, with doctors deciding which patient should benefit.
In his case 30 per cent of it was given altruistically, with doctors deciding which patient should benefit.
Normally, such a minor mistake would not bother me, but I have contributed countless hours toward helping lawyers with "perplexing legal problems," and the mistake unfairly diminishes the great work I and many other lawyers have been doing for decades, free of charge and only altruistically advancing the profession.
Should society's changing sense of social justice ever demand that research participants can no longer be expected to contribute biological material altruistically to commercial medical research, but are morally entitled to some benefit (beyond reimbursement for costs incurred), such benefit could take various forms, such as immediate payment, free products or healthcare services provided by the research organisation or its affiliates, or community-based benefits, such as building a new clinic or school.
While they do "owe" Africa for the continuing legacy of slavery and colonialism, the reality is that Western governments are never going to altruistically develop Africa.
In contrast, prosocial people behaved even more altruistically after activating the reciprocity, but not the empathy motive.
I'd like to think it would be done altruistically, but really, it's going to be baby steps working with the vendors together for now," particularly given that data interoperability standards have yet to be adopted at deeper programming levels.