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philanthropize

[ fi-lan-thruh-pahyz ]
/ f瑟藞l忙n 胃r蓹藢pa瑟z /
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verb (used with object), phi路lan路thro路pized, phi路lan路thro路piz路ing.
to treat (persons) in a philanthropic manner.
verb (used without object), phi路lan路thro路pized, phi路lan路thro路piz路ing.
to practice philanthropy.
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Also especially British, phi路lan路thro路pise .

Origin of philanthropize

First recorded in 1820鈥30; philanthrop(y) + -ize
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