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beneficence

buh ne fuh suhns

  • n  doing good; feeling beneficent
  • n  the quality of being kind or helpful or generous

  • The King mixed beneficence with discipline.
  • Feeney's beneficence already ranks among the grandest of any living American and may someday make him the most generous philanthropist of all time.
  • It brought him a fortune estimated at $100 million, much of which he gave to his churcha beneficence that brought him two of the Vatican's highest honors for a laymanthe .
News & Articles

  • Tatum Tot
    Channing Tatum was recently sighted casting his blessing on a random fan's baby bump. A newly minted father himself, Tatum seemed eager to spread his beneficence upon the offspring of a...
    June 27, 2013 - E! Online
Quotes

  • James Taylor in Reuters
    It just puts you in a better place and reminds you of the kindness of the world and the beneficence of existence,Taylor, who will begin a tour of the US and Europe this summer, added.
  • Admiral Horatio Nelson in Mirror.co.uk
    As Victory was sailing into battle, Nelson added a final note to his will: "I leave Emma Lady Hamilton a Legacy to my King and Country, that they will give her an ample provision to maintain her rank in life. I also leave to the beneficence of my...
  • John D Rockefeller in Forbes
    In the process it will globalize and modernize what Rockefeller called the "business of beneficence."

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