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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.

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