charitable
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charitable(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (generous)
a. caritativo
The charitable philanthropist donated a great deal of his inheritance to the poor.El filántropo caritativo donó gran parte de su herencia a los pobres.
2. (kind)
a. comprensivo
It was very charitable of you to ignore our son's appalling behavior.Fue muy comprensivo de tu parte hacer caso omiso de la conducta espantosa de nuestro hijo.
b. benévolo
If it weren't for Diego's charitable gesture, the old lady wouldn't have been able to manage her suitcase.Si no fuera por el gesto benévolo de Diego, la anciana no hubiera podido con su maleta.
3. (related to charity)
a. benéfico
He received a tax deduction for donating money to charitable organizations.Recibió una deducción fiscal por donar dinero a organizaciones benéficas.
b. de caridad
He anonymously sent the orphanage a charitable donation.Mandó una donación de caridad al orfanato de forma anónima.
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charitable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, action)
a. caritativo(a)
2. (organization, work)
a. benéfico(a), de caridad
it would be charitable to call him misguideddecir que va or
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charitable [ˈtʃærɪtəbl]
adjective
1 (helping needy) [+organization, society, institution, donation] benéfico
charitable trust fundación (f) benéfica; to have charitable status tener categoría de organización benéfica; charitable work obras (f) benéficas; obras (f) de beneficiencia
2 (kindly) [+person, deed, gesture] benévolo; caritativo; [+remark, view] comprensivo
to express charitable thoughts about sb
to be charitable to sb mostrarse benévolo con algn; to take a charitable view of sth tener una visión comprensiva de algo; adoptar un punto de vista comprensivo sobre algo
She takes a more charitable view of the government's policies not everyone expressed charitable thoughts about those who had died she expressed charitable thoughts about him
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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charitable work
obra de caridad
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