Philanthropically



[fil-uh n-throp-ik] /ˌfɪl ənˈθrɒp ɪk/

adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, engaged in, or characterized by ; benevolent:
a philanthropic foundation.
/ˌfɪlənˈθrɒpɪk/
adjective
1.
showing concern for humanity, esp by performing charitable actions, donating money, etc
adj.

1789, from French philanthropique (18c.), from Greek philanthropikos (adj.), from philanthropia “humanity, benevolence, kindliness” (see philanthropy). Related: Philanthropical; philanthropically (1787).

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