charitable

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char·i·ta·ble / ˈcharitəbəl/ • adj. 1. of or relating to the assistance of those in need. ∎  (of an organization or activity) officially recognized as devoted to the assistance of those in need. ∎  generous in giving to those in need. 2. apt to judge others leniently or favorably. DERIVATIVES: char·i·ta·ble·ness n. char·i·ta·bly adv.