donation

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French donation, from Latin dōnātiō (a present), from dōnō (to give), from dōnum (a gift). Recorded in English since the 15th century.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK), IPA(key): /dəʊˈneɪʃən/
  • (US) enPR: dōnā'shən, IPA(key): /doʊˈneɪʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

NounEdit

donation (plural donations)

  1. A voluntary gift or contribution for a specific cause.
    They were collecting donations for the elderly at Christmas.
  2. The act of giving or bestowing; a grant.
    • 1698, Robert South, Twelve Sermons upon Several Subjects and Occasions:
      After donation there is an absolute change and alienation of the property of the thing given.

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

donation c (singular definite donationen, plural indefinite donationer)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French donation, from Latin dōnātiōnem, accusative singular of dōnātiō.

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donation f (plural donations)

  1. donation

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dōnātiōnem, accusative singular of dōnātiō.

NounEdit

donation f (plural donations)

  1. donation

DescendantsEdit

  • English: donation
  • French: donation

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dōnātiō, attested from 1620.[1]

NounEdit

donation c

  1. donation

DeclensionEdit

Declension of donation 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative donation donationen donationer donationerna
Genitive donations donationens donationers donationernas

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