Donation, Define donation at, donating.#Donating
an act or instance of presenting something as a gift, grant, or contribution.
a gift, as to a fund; contribution.
Origin of donation
1375–1425, for an earlier sense; late Middle English 1 ) + -iōn- -ion
- noun : predonation
- noun : self-donation
- noun : superdonation
2 . offering, benefaction, gratuity.
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- This was before Cassidy entered politics, and the Republican congressman now calls that donation a “youthful indiscretion.”
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- Then if it sends the petition this year you will give the donation, I suppose?
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