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public-spirited

[puhb-lik-spir-i-tid] /ˈpʌb lɪkˈspɪr ɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing an unselfish interest in the public welfare:
a public-spirited citizen.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
Related forms
public-spiritedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for publicspirited

public-spirited

adjective
1.
having or showing active interest in public welfare or the good of the community
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