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almsgiving

[ ahlmz-giv-ing, ahmz- ]
/ ˈɑlmzˌgɪv ɪŋ, ˈɑmz- /
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noun
the act of donating money, food, or other items to the poor or needy, especially as a spiritual practice: Almsgiving helps us experience giving freely, which leads to freedom from the obsession with possessing, from the fear of losing what we have.
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Origin of almsgiving

alms + giving
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