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Definition of public-spirited adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

public-spirited

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌpʌblɪk ˈspɪrɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpʌblɪk ˈspɪrɪtɪd//
 
Belonging to society
 
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willing to do things that will help other people in society a public-spirited act That was very public-spirited of you. See related entries: Belonging to society
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: public-spirited