Noun(1) a contribution of money or assistance(2) an act intending or showing kindness and good will
(1) Occasionally, a great private patron with local connections might favour the town with a benefaction or by acting as friend at court.(2) an exceptional benefaction(3) It is left to us to keep their generous benefaction alive, and our blessed, beautiful country worthy of their courage.(4) Refounded in 1602 on the site of the earlier university library, it has since 1604 borne by royal decree the name of the remarkable man whose endowment remains the greatest benefaction ever received by the University of Oxford.(5) The new Foundation will receive a benefaction of Ôö¼├║10 million from the Rhodes Trust, and will focus on the areas of education, governance, healthcare, environmental protection, law and sport.(6) ├ö├ç├┐I was brought up by the country, and I am always thinking of repaying the benefaction with my little contribution,├ö├ç├û Chen said.(7) take official receipt of such benefaction(8) My second example is the recent establishment of a professorship of Modern Arabic, made possible by a benefaction from the Sultan of Oman.(9) These conferences are made possible through the benefaction of the Barrow Cadbury Trust.(10) But he left his benefaction for the university untouched and so inspired his colleagues and sons that they saw to its establishment.(11) In fact there is an ambiguity to several of these benefactions .(12) Those without political ambitions would point to their record of public service and, if wealthy, to their public and private benefactions .(13) By such benefactions artists seek to pay some of their dues.(14) She wasted a great part of the royal treasury for her benefactions !(15) Allowing for inflation, religious benefactions dropped from a total of over Ôö¼├║80,000 in 1501-10 to under Ôö¼├║2,000 in 1591-1600.(16) It is worth examining these benefactions carefully in order to determine from whence individual things came.
1. benevolence ::
Different Formsbenefaction, benefactions
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