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Definition of benefaction noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

benefaction

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌbɛnəˈfækʃn//
 
(formal)
 
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a gift, usually of money, that is given to a person or an organization in order to do good A large proportion of their income comes from benefactions.
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