munificence

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mjuːˈnɪfɪsəns/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French munificence, from Latin munificentia

Noun[edit]

munificence (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being munificent; generosity.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Latin munire (to fortify).

Noun[edit]

munificence

  1. (obsolete) Means of defence; fortification.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

munificence f (plural munificences)

  1. generosity, munificence

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