dation

noun

da·​tion
ˈdāshən
plural -s
: the legal act of giving or conferring

Word History

Etymology

French or Latin; French, from Latin dation-, datio act of giving, from datus (past participle of dare to give) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Dation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dation. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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