A philanthropist is a person who gives money or resources to charity. They usually do this out of the kindness of their heart, rather than for any other reason.

  • The philanthropist is giving away a large portion of their fortune to charity.

  • The philanthropist is donating money to a charity auction.

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Example Sentences for philanthropist

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    In 1807, Dominik Hieronim donated the property to the Philanthropist Society.

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    Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie donated the initial funds for the building.

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    Philanthropist and benefactor of the arts.

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    Berman is the daughter of philanthropist Michael Steinhardt.

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    Schneider was philanthropist and a champion of the liberal movement.

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    He was a philanthropist and accomplished student of the Talmud.

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    The board includes business people and philanthropists.

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    There, he began publishing the magazine the Philanthropist.

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    The Detroit area businessman and philanthropist founded the center in 1970.

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    He was also a philanthropist and the inventor of the National Debt Clock.