Public-spirited Pub"lic-spir`it*ed, a. 1. Having, or exercising, a disposition to advance the interest of the community or public; as, public-spirited men. [1913 Webster]

2. Dictated by a regard to public good; as, a public-spirited project or measure. --Addison. [1913 Webster] -- {Pub"lic-spir`it*ed*ly}, adv. -- {Pub"lic-spir`it*ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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