A person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the generous donation of money to good causes: the trust was founded by an American philanthropist
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- He is seeking the help of philanthropists, who can sponsor his son, Hargobind.
- There are generous philanthropists and organisations ready to help them achieve their targets and on their part they never fail in meeting their goals.
- The organisation is also looking for donations from philanthropists for a suitable site here to have its own building.
benefactor, benefactress, humanitarian, patron, patroness, donor, contributor, giver, sponsor, backer, helper, altruist, good Samaritan;
do-gooder, Lady Bountiful
rare philanthrope, Maecenas
Words that rhyme with philanthropistmisanthropist
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