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philanthropy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishphilanthropyphi‧lan‧thro‧py /fəˈlænθrəpi/ noun [uncountable]  GIVEthe practice of giving money and help to people who are poor or in trouble
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philanthropyAll that development and philanthropy disguised hard commercial policies.A minority or Liberals attacked the principle of state welfare, arguing that the state should rather encourage self-help and philanthropy.And I began to discover that his philanthropy was no longer casual now, but constant and systematic.The myth of philanthropy is quickly discredited by a realistic look at how older people lead their lives.If it had been only philanthropy, would it have felt like it did?Born and raised in San Francisco, the 71-year-old Rosenberg has been preaching philanthropy his entire adult life.
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