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Pronunciation

  • dōn-ā'shən, IPA: /dəʊˈneɪʃən/, /d@U"neIS@n/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Etymology

From Middle French donation, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] dōnātiō (a presenting), from dōnāre (to give), from dōnum (a gift). Used in English since the 15th century.

Noun

Singular
donation

Plural
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donation ({{{1}}})
  1. A voluntary gift or contribution for a specific cause.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] donationem (accusative of donatio).

Noun

donation f. (plural donations)

  1. donation

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Swedish

Noun

donation c.

  1. donation
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Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative donation donationen donationer donationerna
Genitive donations donationens donationers donationernas
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