public-spirited adj

public-spirited adj
(attitude) che denota senso civico, (act) di civismo, (person) che ha senso civico

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  • public-spirited — adj willing to do things that are helpful for everyone in society ▪ Any public spirited citizen would have done the same …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • public-spirited — ADJ GRADED A public spirited person tries to help the community that they belong to. Thanks to a group of public spirited citizens, the Krippendorf garden has been preserved …   English dictionary

  • public-spirited — public spiritedness, n. /pub lik spir i tid/, adj. having or showing an unselfish interest in the public welfare: a public spirited citizen. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • public-spirited — [pub′lik spir′it id] adj. having or showing zeal for the public welfare …   English World dictionary

  • public-spirited — adj unselfish, altruistic, philanthropic; humanitarian, human; charitable, beneficent, big hearted, Inf. big, princely, liberal, munificent, magnanimous, open handed; kind, kind hearted, compassionate; other directed, Psychol. extroverted, non… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • public-spirited — pub′lic spir′ited adj. having or showing an unselfish interest in the public welfare • Etymology: 1670–80 pub′lic spir′itedness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • public — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or concerning the people as a whole (a public holiday; the public interest). 2 open to or shared by all the people (public baths; public library; public meeting). 3 done or existing openly (made his views public; a public… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spirited — [spir′itid] adj. 1. full of spirit; lively; energetic; animated 2. having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition [public spirited, low spirited] spiritedly adv. spiritedness n …   English World dictionary

  • public health — public health, adj. health services to improve and protect community health, esp. sanitation, immunization, and preventive medicine. [1610 20] * * * Science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through organized… …   Universalium

  • spirited — spir|it|ed [ˈspırıtıd] adj 1.) having energy and determination used to show approval ▪ a spirited and energetic girl spirited defence/debate/discussion etc 2.) sweet spirited/tough spirited/rebellious spirited etc having a particular type of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • -spirited — [[t] spɪ̱rɪtɪd[/t]] COMB in ADJ GRADED spirited combines with adjectives to describe a person s character, attitude, or behaviour. For example, a mean spirited person behaves in a way that is unkind to other people; a free spirited person behaves …   English dictionary

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