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philanthropist

noun [C] uk   /fɪˈlæn.θrə.pɪst/ us  
a person who helps the poor, especially by giving them money: a donation from a wealthy 19th-century philanthropist
philanthropy
noun [U] uk   /-pi/ us  
Translations of “philanthropist”
in Chinese (Traditional) 慈善家…
in Russian филантроп…
in Turkish hayırsever kimse, hayır sahibi kişi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 慈善家…
in Polish filantrop/ka…
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