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altruism

noun /ˈæltruːˌizəm/
the fact of caring about other people’s needs and happiness more than your own
Altruismo
He was a hero to many because of his altruism.
altruistic adjective
Altruistico
a truly altruistic act.
Translations of “altruism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 利他主義, 無私…
in Chinese (Simplified) 利他主义, 无私…
(Definition of altruism from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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