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Terms vs Dotation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between terms and dotation

is that terms is while dotation is the act of endowing, or bestowing a marriage portion on a woman.

terms

English

Noun

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    dotation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of endowing, or bestowing a marriage portion on a woman.
  • Endowment; establishment of funds for support, as of a hospital or eleemosynary corporation.
  • As to eleemosynary corporations, by the dotation the founder and his heirs are of common right the legal visitors...
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