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n. gift. If made to a qualified non-profit charitable, religious, educational or public service organization, it may be deductible as a contribution in calculating income tax.
DONATION, contracts. The act by which the owner of a thing, voluntarily
transfers the title and possession of the same, from himself to another
person, without any consideration; a gift. (q.v.)
2. A donation is never perfected until it is has been accepted, for the acceptance (q.v.) is requisite to make the donation complete. Vide Assent, and Ayl. Pand. tit. 9 Clef des Lois Rom. h.t.