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donate

Pronunciation: /ˈdəʊneɪt; dəʊˈneɪt/

Translation of donate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [money/blood/organ] donar; [services] prestar desinteresadamente
    Example sentences
    • Last year's winner received his cash scholarship and was also able to donate money to a charity that helps students pay for their schooling.
    • He donated large sums of money to charity and established scholarship trusts to help Asian students come to Scotland to study.
    • If you're doing a promotion that involves donating money to a charity, send it to the business section of your local paper.
    Example sentences
    • As a further precaution, should previously transfused people not be allowed to donate blood?
    • This led to a ban on people who have received a blood transfusion since January 1980 donating blood in the future.
    • These steps include not donating blood, tissue or organs, and ensuring they tell their doctors and dentists if they undergo treatment in future.

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