Translation of benefaction in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable/numerable (donation, gift) obra (feminine) de beneficenciaExample sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (doing good) buenas obras (feminine plural)
- ‘I was brought up by the country, and I am always thinking of repaying the benefaction with my little contribution,’ Chen said.
- Allowing for inflation, religious benefactions dropped from a total of over £80,000 in 1501-10 to under £2,000 in 1591-1600.
- Refounded in 1602 on the site of the earlier university library, it has since 1604 borne by royal decree the name of the remarkable man whose endowment remains the greatest benefaction ever received by the University of Oxford.
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