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"philanthropic" in British English

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philanthropicadjective

uk   /ˌfɪl.ənˈθrɒp.ɪk/  us   /-ænˈθrɑː.pɪk/ formal
helpingpoorpeople, ​especially by giving them ​money
(Definition of philanthropic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"philanthropic" in Business English

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philanthropicadjective

uk   us   /ˌfɪlənˈθrɒpɪk/ SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
giving ​money to ​helppeople who are ​poor or ​sick, or to ​pay for things such as museums or schools that are good for ​society: He is known for his philanthropic ​work for children in Africa. philanthropic ​organizations/​projects/​ventures
(Definition of philanthropic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “philanthropic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 慈善的, 乐善好施的(尤指通过捐款帮助穷人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 慈善的, 樂善好施的(尤指透過捐款幫助窮人)…
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