Share this entry

Share this page

donation

Pronunciation: /dəʊˈneɪʃən/

Translation of donation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (gift) donativo (masculine), donación (feminine) to make a donation (to sth) hacer* una donación or un donativo (a algo)
    Example sentences
    • On Wednesday the school sent a letter to parents asking for donations and the money started to flood in.
    • Many of his sponsors doubled their donations, and the money was presented last Friday.
    • In addition, our charitable trust provides donations to national and local causes.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (act) donación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • New artefacts are being brought in all the time either by donation or bequest.
    • The event saw a brief presentation on eye donation followed by a question and answer session.
    • We know that many relatives say no to organ donation simply because they do not know what their loved one would have wanted.

Definition of donation in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day guarura
f
conch shell …
Cultural fact of the day

Havana, Cuba has three daily newspapers. The best known is Granma(www.granma.cubaweb.cu), official newspaper of the Cuban Communist Party. Trabajadores is published by the Cuban trade union movement, and the more lively Juventud Rebelde is aimed at a younger readership.