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philanthropy
used in Anna Karenina

5 uses
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Definition
helping others — especially donating money to worthy causes; or an organization that does so
  • And some people said that Madame Stahl had made her social position as a philanthropic, highly religious woman;
    Part Two (86% in)
philanthropic = helping others — especially by donating money
  • The Society of the Little Sisters" (this was a religiously-patriotic, philanthropic institution) "was going splendidly, but with these gentlemen it's impossible to do anything," added Countess Lidia Ivanovna in a tone of ironical submission to destiny.
    Part One (93% in)
  • Oh, something in a philanthropic way?
    Part Seven (25% in)
  • It's not from philanthropy, it's from the heart.
    Part Seven (25% in)
  • "It's impossible to give one's heart to a school or such institutions in general, and I believe that's just why philanthropic institutions always give such poor results."
    Part Seven (29% in)

There are no more uses of "philanthropy" in Anna Karenina.

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