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definition 1: unselfishly devoted to the welfare of others.
example: Being an altruistic person, she signed up as a volunteer with an organization that helps the poor.
definition 2: performed or given for the benefit of others, without concern for one’s own welfare.
example: Donating money for emergency medical supplies is an altruistic action.
example: Their altruistic efforts were greatly appreciated by the victims of the flood.
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