Philanthropist definition

fəlanthrəpist
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A person, esp. a wealthy one, who practices philanthropy.
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The definition of a philanthropist is someone dedicated to charitable work or activities to serve human kind.

An example of a philanthropist is someone who is always raising money for the poor, sick and wounded.

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A person who loves mankind (the human race) in general.
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A very generous person or institution.
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Noun

Singular:
philanthropist
Plural:
philanthropists

Origin of philanthropist

  • From phil- +"Ž -anthrop- +"Ž -ist.

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek; loving + man: French philanthrope.

    From Wiktionary