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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpublic-spiritedˌpublic-ˈspirited adjective  HELPwilling to do things that are helpful for everyone in society Any public-spirited citizen would have done the same.
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public-spiritedIf that were all, I'd applaud it as a wise and public-spirited action and I hope it starts a trend.Mr Beard, of Northlands, Chester-le-Street, was commended for his public-spirited action.No doubt she was supervising the school debating society or another of her public-spirited activities.I had never felt public-spirited before.Any public-spirited citizen would have been.public-spirited citizensThere were so many evening meetings to attend ... Jean never questioned where her public-spirited husband was really going.It was most kind and public-spirited of you to look after the seat for us in this way.
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