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benefaction

noun

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a gift of money or its equivalent to a charity, humanitarian cause, or public institution
  • the generous benefaction from an anonymous donor meant the animal shelter could stay open

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The first known use of benefaction was in 1635

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“Benefaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/benefaction. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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