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Dotation vs Imputation - What's the difference?

dotation | imputation |

As nouns the difference between dotation and imputation

is that dotation is the act of endowing, or bestowing a marriage portion on a woman while imputation is the act of imputing]] or [[charge|charging; attribution; ascription.




(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...
    (Webster 1913) ----




    (en noun)
  • The act of imputing]] or [[charge, charging; attribution; ascription.
  • That which has been imputed or charged.
  • Charge or attribution of evil; censure; reproach; insinuation.
  • (theology) A setting of something to the account of; the attribution of personal guilt or personal righteousness of another; as, the imputation of the sin of Adam, or the righteousness of Christ.
  • Opinion; intimation; hint.
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