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Philanthropy GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Philanthropy GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/fɪˈlænt.θrə.pi/ (noun)

humanitarianism, benevolence, altruism, social conscience, charity, love for all humanity, generosity, patronage, amity, desire to help and benefit humanity, goodwill, compassion, clemency, magnanimity, fellow feeling

Philanthropy consists of “private initiatives, for the public good, focusing on quality of life”. Philanthropy contrasts with business initiatives, which are private initiatives for private good, focusing on material gain. A person who practices philanthropy is a philanthropist.


Antonym: misanthropy

Noun: philanthropist

Adjective: philanthropic

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