meaning of benefaction

benefaction meaning in General Dictionary

The act of conferring good results

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  • a contribution of cash or help
  • an act intending or showing kindness and good will
  • The work of conferring good results.
  • good results conferred; esp. a charitable donation.

benefaction meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The act of conferring good results.

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  • (n.) A benefit conferred; esp. a charitable contribution.

Sentence Examples with the word benefaction

He was put out of all need of money by the singular benefaction of Cotta, the well-known Stuttgart publisher, who was part-proprietor of the Constitutionnel, and made over to Thiers his dividends, or part of them.

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