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something bestowed freely

to present with a quality, trait, or power

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Indeed, Keynesians might go so far as to argue that it is the government's job to encourage gift exchanges (as long as the gifts are purchased, rather than handcrafted or home produced), and even to subsidize gift giving by reducing sales taxes during the holiday season.
This multidisciplinary study aims to make visible the "characteristics of the 'economy' of gift exchange evident" in Paul's letters in order to "illuminate Paul" and "to refine and elaborate the study of gift exchange" (5).
The inaugural event was followed by a welcome reception and gift exchange ceremony.
(1) My consideration of courtship gifts in Sense and Sensibility expands gift theory to Austen studies in order to understand the role of gift exchange in the shift from economically-motivated marriages to companionate marriages.
It was a Secret Santa present from an intern, which is fitting given that the two met by picking each other's names during a gift exchange from their time at Film Inc.
Gift giving It's always a good idea to check with others what kind of gift exchange they'd like and what they expect from the Christmas party.
Gift giving It's always a good idea it's always a good idea to check with others what kind of gift exchange they'd like and what they expect from the Christmas party.
The aircraft was welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute and gift exchange between Emirates executives and Chicago public officials.
In particular, Jewett and Freeman present an alternative to the domestic Christmas's disruption of the social function of gift exchange; in the domestic Christmas, gift exchange becomes a sociopolitical tool used to sustain class divisions and promote consumption that benefits the individual or the family as opposed to the collective.
Was it a gift that could not be reciprocated and had sealed a misunderstanding of the gift exchange process?
"Gift Exchange and Workers' Fairness Concerns--When Equality Is Unfair." Journal of the European Economic Association, 8(5), 2010, 1299-324.
"In place of the pre-social, metaphysically individuated essence, or residual soul, of the modern subject, Mauss's study of gift exchange suggests the very opposite: a complex network of obligations, commitments and blurred identities from which there no more emerges a concept of the individual than there does an isolable market place" (2011, page 5).
The event included an information table for participants, a clothing swap and gift exchange, and food prepared by "Food Not Bombs," an autonomous chapter of the Food Not Bombs movement that serves vegetarian and vegan food as a direct action protest and supports social justice.
The official part of the ceremony included speeches by Marzec and al-Baker followed by a gift exchange to signal the newest route on Qatar Airways' international map.
At the level of institutions, systems organized through gift exchange contrast with the prospect of a system organized as a market.