donation

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dōnātiōnem, accusative singular of dōnātiō.

Noun[edit]

donation f (plural donations)

  1. donation

Descendants[edit]

  • English: donation
  • French: donation

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dōnātiō, attested from 1620.[1]

Noun[edit]

donation c

  1. donation

Declension[edit]

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

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