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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or marked by philanthropy; humanitarian.
  • adj. Organized to provide humanitarian or charitable assistance: a philanthropic society. See Synonyms at benevolent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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