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philanthropist

[fi-lan-thruh-pist] /fɪˈlæn θrə pɪst/
noun
1.
a person who practices philanthropy.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; philanthrop(y) + -ist
Related forms
philanthropistic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for philanthropistic

philanthropist

n.

1731, from philanthropy + -ist. Related: Philanthropism.

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