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English definition of “charity begins at home”

charity begins at home

saying
You should take care of your family and other people who live close to you before helping people who are living further away or in another country.
(Definition of charity begins at home from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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