donnée

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noun don·née \dȯ-ˈnā, (ˌ)də-\

Definition of donnée

plural

données

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  1. :  the set of assumptions on which a work of fiction or drama proceeds

Origin and Etymology of donnée

French, from feminine of donné, past participle of donner to give, from Latin donare to donate — more at donation


First Known Use: 1876

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a brief usually trivial fact

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