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"donation" in British English

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donationnoun [C or U]

uk   /dəʊˈneɪ.ʃən/ us   /doʊˈneɪ.ʃən/
B2 money or goods that are given to help a person or organization, or the act of giving them: donations of food and money I'd like to make a small donation in my mother's name.

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(Definition of donation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"donation" in Business English

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donationnoun [C or U]

uk   /dəʊˈneɪʃən/ us  
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY something of value such as money or goods that is given to help a person or organization such as a charity, or the act of giving this money, etc.: It is possible to make a donation with conditions attached, for example requiring the funds to be used for a specific purpose. The CEO defended the conglomerate's donations to political candidates. The museum has received a $5 million donation from the Bradley Foundation. Some charitable donations are tax-deductible.
(Definition of donation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “donation”
in Arabic تَبرّع…
in Korean 기부…
in Portuguese donativo, doação…
in Catalan donació…
in Japanese 寄付金, 寄付…
in Chinese (Simplified) 捐献,捐赠,捐助…
in Turkish bağış, yardım, hibe…
in Russian дар, пожертвование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捐獻,捐贈,捐助…
in Italian donazione…
in Polish datek, darowizna…
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