• (British), IPA: /dəʊˈneɪʃən/
  • (America) enPR: dōnā'shən, IPA: /doʊˈneɪʃən/

donation (plural donations)

  1. A voluntary gift or contribution for a specific cause.
    They were collecting donations for the elderly at Christmas.
    • 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene i]:
      And some donation freely to estate
      On the bless'd lovers.
  2. The act of giving or bestowing; a grant.
    • After donation there is an absolute change and alienation of the property of the thing given.
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