dation definition

  • noun:
    • The act of giving, granting or conferring (e.g. an office) yet not liberal as a donation or present
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    • In civil law, the work of providing: as, the dation of an office: distinguished from donation or gift in that it does not suggest beneficence or liberality when you look at the giver.
    • The act of offering, giving or conferring (e.g. an office) but not liberal as a donation or gift
    • A dose
    • In civil law, the work of offering: because, the dation of an office: distinguished from contribution or gift for the reason that it generally does not imply beneficence or liberality into the giver.

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