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philanthropy (fɪˈlænθrəpɪ)
n , pl -pies
1.  the practice of performing charitable or benevolent actions
2.  love of mankind in general
[C17: from Late Latin philanthrōpia, from Greek: love of mankind, from philos loving + anthrōpos man]

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