charité

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French charité, carité, borrowing from or francization of Latin cāritās, cāritātem (love, regard) (or the variant chāritās), from carus (dear) (whence French cher), from Proto-Indo-European *kāro- (dear). (Watkins, 1969 et al.). See also the doublet cherté.

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charité f (plural charités)

  1. charity

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Etymology[edit]

Francization of Latin cāritās, cāritātem (love, regard).

Noun[edit]

charité f (oblique plural charitez, nominative singular charité, nominative plural charitez)

  1. generosity; sense of charity
  2. charitable institution

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