Definition of 'donation'
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Users had to make a donation to the site so that they could invite friends to become members too. Computing (2010)Nearly half of all charitable donations come from the wealthiest 7 per cent of donors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The devices are shaped like classic charity donation buckets and can accept coins and notes as well as a 2 contactless card donation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We were given donations to build the orphanage and now we have this beautiful building. The Sun (2009)Then she also was informed that food donations could no longer be homemade. Bad Food Britain (2006)He remains a party member and makes regular donations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is reported to be the biggest political donation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It would be great if some footballers gave a large donation too. The Sun (2009)Now his charitable donations run into millions. The Sun (2008)The easiest way to make regular charitable donations is payroll giving. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He would be worth more but for large donations to charity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She and her family are now reliant on food donations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But please remember it is a charity and make some donation if you want help or advice. The Allergy Handbook (1988)It added that the company policy now was not to make political donations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But do they spend quite so much time thinking about making charitable donations? Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he gets wonderful donations on a regular basis. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Charity donations are not meant to build up a slush fund for parties. The Sun (2016)Donations must be given to a specified fund and not to an individual. Christianity Today (2000)Details of political donations are flagged up for members to see. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It follows controversy over honours offered to wealthy people who gave large donations or loans to political parties. The Sun (2006)The gallery will continue to accept cash donations but this could change because contactless technology offers a cheap way to process donations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Still, it does look a bit early to stop the food donations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can give 3 a month minimum donation or any larger amount if you like. The Sun (2014)First, most people make donations to a charity because they wish to contribute to a good cause. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has accepted sizeable donations from the financier as the party has campaigned heavily against the privatisation of the British health service. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'donation'
British English: donation NOUN
A donation is something which someone gives to a charity or other organization.
Employees make regular donations to charity.
Definition of donation from the Collins English Dictionary
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