Definitions for philanthropicˌfɪl ənˈθrɒp ɪk
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word philanthropic
beneficent, benevolent, eleemosynary, philanthropic(adj)
generous in assistance to the poor
"a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"
of or relating to or characterized by philanthropy
"a philanthropic society"
Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.
alt. of Philanthropical
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I am approaching a time of more of a philanthropic culture in my life.
Philanthropic people lose all sense of Humanity, it is their distinguishing characteristic.
I'm still doing what I've been doing for 40 years - investment banking. But I'm also able to spend a fair amount of time with philanthropic activities, with my art, and time with my kids is incredibly rewarding. I like what I'm doing.
We are extremely proud of the accomplishment that Nicolai achieved. He proved to others two things: no matter what your challenge is, it can be overcome with the right mindset, dedication, and determination, and second, having a philanthropic heart for others makes a difference in people’s lives who have no other alternative.
NYBC's support of the chimpanzees was entirely voluntary, offered on a philanthropic basis to permit discussions regarding Liberia's need to fulfill their responsibilities until the Government of Liberia could take over, the Government of Liberia and animal rights organizations knew all along that our support was voluntary and could not continue.
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- filantròpicCatalan, Valencian
- 博愛の, 情け深い, 慈善のJapanese
- 인정 많은, 박애의, 인자한, 동포애의Korean
- filàntropskī, čovjekoljùbivSerbo-Croatian
- människoälskande, filantropiskSwedish
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