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noun donation pronunciation in British English /dəʊˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
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pluraldonations
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  1. 1
    [countable] money or goods that you give to an organization, especially one that helps people
    The bank has promised a donation of £24 million towards the disaster fund.
    If you would like to make a credit card donation, ring us now.
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] medical the process of giving blood, sperm, or a part of your body to help someone who needs it
    organ/blood/sperm donation

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