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Donor

The party conferring a power. One who makes a gift. One who creates a trust.

donor

n. a person or entity making a gift or donation.

donor

noun aider, almsgiver, altruist, assignor, backer, benefactor, benefactress, bequeather, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor, contributor, deliverer, devisor, distributor of largess, donator, free giver, generous giver, giver, Good Samaritan, grantor, helper, humanitarian, patron, patroness, philanthropist, presenter, rewarder, vouchsafer
Foreign phrases: Voluntas donatoris in charta doni sui manifeste expressa observetur.The will of the donor which is clearly expressed in his deed of gift should be obberved.
See also: benefactor, contributor, feoffor, good samaritan, maker, transferor

donor

a person who makes a gift of property.

DONOR. He who makes a gift. (q.v.)

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In the sample we have found a case in which the presence of psychopathology indicated a need for dismissal as a candidate for living donorship, which represents 4% of the total.
Professor Emeritus Maurice Slapak, founder of the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT), has been given the Karel Pavlik Foundation's annual award for his contributions to the development of the donorship and transplant programme in the Czech Republic and the world.
Employing a journalistic style that incorporates frequent real-world anecdotes, she explores the politics of abortion, economic and ethical issues of egg donorship and surrogate motherhood, choices arising from the growing popularity of fertility drugs, social consequences of genetically- related siblings in non-related families from egg and sperm donors, and a range of other topics.
These forces, when combined with the greater influence of private and corporate donorship on American universities, have contributed to a political climate in which "there is no field more radioactive than that of Middle East studies, and nothing more frowned upon than expressions of support for Palestinian studies" (p.
Bolde, a former driver's education teacher, said he has been telling teens for years about organ donorship through the Department of Motor Vehicles.
The Daily Star quoted Ussama Safa, the general director of the Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies, as saying: "I've seen Arab donorship on the rise over the past three and four years.
This is particularly helpful in relation to the rationale of donorship and the timing of the gift being offered.
To better capture both the egoistic and altruistic components of giving, we utilize Mount's (1996) Model of Personal Donorship, which suggests a gift can be explained through five factors: involvement, predominance, means, past behavior, and self-interest.
The International Meeting on Good Humanitarian Donorship, held in Stockholm in June 2003 and attended by major donor governments, the UN humanitarian agencies, the Red Cross movement, NGO networks, and think tanks, resulted in the affirmation of principles that constitute a further affirmation of the premises of integration.
And if Linzi's story, and that of her friend Vicky Pettersen, show us anything it is the real value of organ donorship.
After a young student is killed in a cycling accident, the issue of organ donorship is raised.
Mrs Chapman, aged 35, of Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland, added: "I would like to stress the need for more donorship.