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.
    • (Can we date this quote by South and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      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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