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donative

noun do·na·tive \ ˈdō-nə-tiv , ˈdä- \

Definition of donative

: a special gift or donation

Examples of donative in a Sentence

  1. the support of the military was bought with a large donative to a couple of well-placed generals

  2. regarded her annual bonus as a just recompense for her job performance and not as some corporate donative

First Known Use of donative

15th century

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donative

adjective do·na·tive \ same or ˈdō-ˌnā- , dō-ˈ \

Definition of donative

: of or relating to donation

Origin and Etymology of donative

Latin donativus, from donatus


Law Dictionary

donative

adjective do·na·tive \ ˈdō-nə-tiv \

legal Definition of donative

1 : having the character of a donation
  • a donative transfer
2 : of or relating to donation
  • donative intent
  • donative capacity

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