Definition of 'charitable'
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Ministers thought the public needed protection against their charitable contributions being used to further political agendas they might not endorse. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The rest will go to the couple's charitable foundation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All products sold include a donation to the prince's charitable foundation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nearly half of all charitable donations come from the wealthiest 7 per cent of donors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Of course, charitable work has always been tied up with political causes. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But he announced he is shutting down most of his business ventures and will hand over the bulk of their financial reserves to his charitable work. The Sun (2016)All his assets will pass to his charitable foundation after his death. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She emphasises his own generous charitable ventures. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some are less charitable in their assessment of the mindset. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The easiest way to make regular charitable donations is payroll giving. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We find that the rich are still opening their slimmer wallets for charitable activity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Note that the "assignment of income" doctrine does not bar recognition of a charitable contribution. Christianity Today (2000)And shrunken charitable trust asset bases have still to recover fully. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Others take a far less charitable view. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Have you done charity or charitable work? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Officials have proposed allowing charitable donations via driving licence and passport renewals too. Times, Sunday Times (2011)About the government she is no less charitable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But do they spend quite so much time thinking about making charitable donations? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The club would also commit to funding sport in the five Olympic boroughs through their charitable foundation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many people already make generous charitable donations, usually with little fanfare. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Government is trying to encourage organisations to set up charitable trusts to run schools. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So far, the picture has been funded entirely by foundations and charitable donations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nearly three-quarters of staff took part in voluntary charitable activities during work time last year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The family gives via a network of 18 charitable trusts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are charities that do so little in terms of charitable activity that, in effect, they are bogus. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But he is very generous and charitable, so I would be surprised if that was the case. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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In Common Usage. charitable is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'charitable'
British English: charitable ADJECTIVE
A charitable organization or activity helps and supports people who are ill, disabled, or very poor.
...charitable work for disadvantaged children.
Definition of charitable from the Collins English Dictionary
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