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English definition of “charitable”

charitable

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈtʃærɪtəbl/
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY connected with a charity or charities: charitable foundation/organization The firm's family owners decided to create a charitable foundation. The entire organization is funded by charitable donations. The organization has been granted charitable status.
→ See also not-for-profit
(Definition of charitable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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