prestation

noun pres·ta·tion \preˈstāshən\

Definition of prestation

plural

-s

  1. 1 feudal law :  a rent, tax, or due paid in kind or in services (as in return for the lord's warrant or authority for taking wood)

  2. 2 civil law :  a performance of something due upon an obligation

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Origin and Etymology of prestation

Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin praestation-, praestatio required payment, from Latin, warranty, from praestatus (past participle of praestare to be responsible for, perform, pay, give) + -ion-, -io -ion


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