Meaning of “altruistic” in the English Dictionary

"altruistic" in British English

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uk /ˌæl.truˈɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌæl.truˈɪs.tɪk/

showing a wish to help or bring advantages to others, even if it results in disadvantage for yourself:

I doubt whether her motives for donating the money are altruistic - she's probably looking for publicity.
adverb uk /ˌæl.truˈɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌæl.truˈɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/

(Definition of “altruistic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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