Definition of philanthropy in English:

philanthropy

Syllabification: phi·lan·thro·py
Pronunciation: /fəˈlanTHrəpē
 
/

noun

Derivatives

philanthropism

noun

philanthropize

verb
More example sentences
  • The population of unselfish genes will dwindle generation after generation until the contributors to the larger good have philanthropized themselves out of existence.

Origin

early 17th century: via late Latin from Greek philanthrōpia, from philanthrōpos 'man-loving' (see philanthrope).

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