Meaning of “public-spirited” in the English Dictionary

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"public-spirited" in British English

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uk /ˌpʌb.lɪkˈspɪr.ɪ.tɪd/ us /ˌpʌb.lɪkˈspɪr.ə.t̬ɪd/ approving

wanting to help people generally:

You pick litter up in the park? That's very public-spirited of you!

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

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