prestation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin praestatio (a performing, paying), from praestare: compare French prestation.

NounEdit

prestation

  1. (Britain, law, obsolete) A payment of money; a toll or duty.
  2. (Britain, law, obsolete) The rendering of a service.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for prestation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin praestatio, from the verb praestare, from prae (in front of) + stare (to stand)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁɛs.ta.sjɔ̃/
  • Hyphenation: pres‧ta‧tion
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NounEdit

prestation f (plural prestations)

  1. benefit
    Dans tous les cas, on accorde à l'assuré une seule prestation par mutilation.
    In any case, the beneficiary shall receive one benefit per dismemberment.
  2. service
  3. (finance) loan
  4. (insurance) cover
  5. performance
    Je pense que l'on a réalisé une bonne prestation aujourd'hui.
    I think we put on a good performance today.

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

prestation c

  1. achievement; what one has managed to perform or do (often in the context of a competition)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of prestation 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative prestation prestationen prestationer prestationerna
Genitive prestations prestationens prestationers prestationernas

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