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benevolent

buh ne vuh luhnt

  • a  intending or showing kindness
    a benevolent society
  • s  showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
  • s  generous in providing aid to others
  • s  generous in assistance to the poor
    a benevolent contributor

  • A benevolent fund was created for helping the next of kin of the deceased.
  • Anne's thoughts, actions and deeds were for the purpose of creating a loving and benevolent life for her children.
  • Significantly, Raelians see the Elohim as benevolent beings, devoid of aggression.
News & Articles

  • PBA challenges pro-NYC police oversight lawmakers
    NEW YORK (AP) - The president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association says no New York City Council member who voted in favor of more police oversight "will have a free ride in the next election."
    June 28, 2013 - New Jersey Herald
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    NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association says no New York City Council member who voted in favor of more police oversight "will have a free ride in the next election."
    June 28, 2013 - Greenwich Time
  • Cops vow to defeat ‘profile’ pols
    A police union has declared war against the City Council members who voted for an anti-“racial profiling” bill — vowing to support their opponents in a campaign to have them all ousted from office.The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association will announce today that it intends to use every means at...
    June 28, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • Michael Costa in Sydney Morning Herald
    I am happy to vote to get rid of the states, I am happy to vote to get rid of the upper house, the lower house, I am happy to have me as a benevolent despot,Mr Costa said.
  • Imran Khan in Inquirer.net
    Musharraf has been portraying himself as a benevolent dictator but now as he is pushed into a corner he is showing his true colors,Khan said. "He is a power-grabber and wants to cling to power at all costs."
  • Robert Byrd in Houston Chronicle
    While her husband, Lyndon, could be brash, she was benevolent. While he could be tough and hard-charging, she epitomized style and grace. Together, they were a formidable pair,said Democratic Sen. Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia, who got to...

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