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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˌæl.tɹuˈɪs.tɪk/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˌæl.tɹuˈɪs.tɪk/
- (nonstandard) IPA(key): /ˌɑl.tɹuˈɪs.tɪk/
- Rhymes: -ɪstɪk
- Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish
- His helping the old woman with her shopping was deemed highly altruistic by everyone, especially since her home was a mile away.
regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish