dation

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Noun[edit]

dation (countable and uncountable, plural dations)

  1. (rare, law) The act of giving, granting or conferring (e.g. an office) but not liberal as a donation or gift.
  2. (obsolete, medicine) A dose.

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  • OED 2nd edition.

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Noun[edit]

dation f (plural dations)

  1. the act of giving