Translation of philanthropy in Spanish:

philanthropy

Pronunciation: /fəˈlænθrəpi; fɪˈlænθrəpi/

n (plural -pies)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (charitableness) filantropía (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The greater generosity of Conservatives reflects the value they place on individual philanthropy above publicly-funded welfare services.
    • Another implication of prioritising private philanthropy over state welfare is to suggest that if you're rich, you * should * help those on the other end of the scale.
    • He has betrayed those who, out of genuine philanthropy, donated money to his campaigns.
    1.2 countable/numerable (cause) (American English/inglés norteamericano) obra (feminine) benéfica
    More example sentences
    • Local philanthropies, chiefly the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Lenfest Foundation and the Annenberg Foundation, pledged to help raise $150 million to guarantee the Barnes's future.
    • Flexner became secretary of the new Rockefeller Foundation's General Education Board, which heavily funded Johns Hopkins and a few other medical schools and led other philanthropies to follow suit.
    • In May 2000, the Pew Charitable Trusts, one of the nation's largest philanthropies, launched the Pew Oceans Commission, co-chaired by New Jersey Gov.

Definition of philanthropy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day torta
f
pie …
Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.