caritas

[ kah-ri-tahs; English kar-i-tas ]
/ ˈkɑ rɪˌtɑs; English ˈkær ɪˌtæs /

noun Latin.

Related formscar·i·ta·tive [kar-i-tey-tiv, -tuh-tiv] /ˈkær ɪˌteɪ tɪv, -tə tɪv/, adjective
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caritas


n.

Latin, literally "charity" (see charity).

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