Definition of 'gift'
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With over three hundred pages this calendar is a great gift for any gardener. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You could see he had a natural gift and a calmness about him. The Sun (2014)One of his gifts was his ability to come up with innovative solutions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Unity is simply the gift he gives us when we find his mind. Christianity Today (2000)Your perfect match has a gift for winning money. The Sun (2011)Your new love has a gift for making people laugh. The Sun (2009)The person receiving the gift must get the full benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your gift voucher can expire before you get to spend it. The Sun (2012)You might give friends and relatives presents of scented gifts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You try and gift something to the nation and meet a blank wall of bureaucratic indifference. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And he would do this through his great gifts as a speaker. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But his natural gift for framing scenes is terrifically assured. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your new love has a gift for winning money. The Sun (2008)You have a gift for understanding people. The Sun (2012)Voucher may not be used to purchase gift vouchers. The Sun (2008)Your donations qualify for gift aid as long as they total no more than four times what you pay in tax in that financial year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To this end, the issues of tax relief or gift aid on donations to political parties have been suggested by some. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Encouraged by politicians, many adults indulge the infantile fantasy that the Government can bestow gifts on us while imposing costs on no one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'gift'
British English: gift /ɡɪft/ NOUN
A gift is something that you give someone as a present.
We gave her a birthday gift.
- American English: gift
- Arabic: هَدِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: presente
- Chinese: 礼物
- Croatian: dar
- Czech: dárek
- Danish: gave
- Dutch: geschenk
- European Spanish: regalo
- Finnish: lahja
- French: présent cadeau
- German: Geschenk
- Greek: δώρο
- Italian: regalo
- Japanese: 贈り物
- Korean: 선물
- Norwegian: gave
- Polish: dar
- European Portuguese: presente
- Romanian: cadou
- Russian: подарок
- Spanish: regalo
- Swedish: gåva
- Thai: ของขวัญ
- Turkish: armağan
- Ukrainian: дарунок
- Vietnamese: quà
Definition of gift from the Collins English Dictionary
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