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Definition of Benevolence


  1. The disposition to do good; good will; charitableness; love of mankind, accompanied with a desire to promote their happiness.
  2. An act of kindness; good done; charity given.
  3. A species of compulsory contribution or tax, which has sometimes been illegally exacted by arbitrary kings of England, and falsely represented as a gratuity.
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Benevolence Translations

benevolence in German is Wohlwollen
benevolence in Latin is benevolentia
benevolence in Norwegian is velvilje
benevolence in Spanish is benevolencia