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alms

noun [plural] uk   /ɑːmz/ old use us  
clothing, food, or money that is given to poor people: In the past, people thought it was their religious duty to give alms to the poor.
Translations of “alms”
in Spanish limosna…
in French aumône…
in German das Almosen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (給予窮人的)施捨物,救濟品,救濟金…
in Chinese (Simplified) (给予穷人的)施舍物,救济品,救济金…
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