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- (neologism) The philosophy of applying capitalist style objectives and criteria to directing philanthropic enterprises.
- 2010, August 5, Peter Wilby in guardian.co.uk The rich want a better world? Try paying fair wages and tax,
- "Philanthrocapitalism", as it has been called, veers towards tackling symptoms of poverty and distress rather than underlying causes.