- a person who practices philanthropy.
Origin of philanthropist
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Examples from the Web for philanthropist
Exiting the hotel ballroom, philanthropist Tom Steyer also seemed to give Clinton a pass for not mentioning the pipeline project.Hillary Praises Fracking, Stays Silent on Keystone
December 2, 2014
Philanthropist Wallis Annenberg has been asking even more for her huge home (once owned by Michael Landon).The Rise of the Malibu Movie Colony
April 29, 2014
The organization is backed by Yelena Baturina, a Russian philanthropist and businesswoman.High Fashion Made in India
February 19, 2014
A New York Times story about political opposition to the Koch bid referred to Broad only as “a philanthropist.”Why Can’t the Kochs Buy the Los Angeles Times?
May 10, 2013
EVA LONGORIA ACTRESS, ACTIVIST, AND PHILANTHROPIST Eva Longoria is an actor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and activist.
In supporting it, therefore, we support all that is dear to the freeman and the philanthropist.
You'd think he was a philanthropist, determined to give us some of the pleasures of life.The Mystery of Murray Davenport
Robert Neilson Stephens
Edmund Burke, an illustrious orator, statesman, and philanthropist.
The miser is happy when he hoards his gold; the philanthropist when he distributes his.The Fifth String
John Philip Sousa
We believe this study is not unworthy the Christian philosopher and philanthropist.Three Years in the Federal Cavalry
Word Origin and History for philanthropist
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