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philanthropize

or (especially British) philanthropise

[fi-lan-thruh-pahyz] /fɪˈlæn θrəˌpaɪz/
verb (used with object), philanthropized, philanthropizing.
1.
to treat (persons) in a philanthropic manner.
verb (used without object), philanthropized, philanthropizing.
2.
to practice philanthropy.
Origin of philanthropize
1820-1830
1820-30; philanthrop(y) + -ize
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