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a contribution of money or assistance

an act intending or showing kindness and good will

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These scholars, brought together initially for a one day conference at New York University, under the generous benefaction of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History, challenge in their articles the tired convention that American Jews, the immigrant and first American-born generation, cast their lot with one or the other of these polarities.
Ruukki Group operates mines, benefaction and smelters in Turkey, Malta, Germany and South Africa.
As a result of this benefaction, the Library's courtroom illustrations are the most comprehensive in any American institution.
Benefaction extended by Wendy, a human; catching a journey as a stowaway on an airliner, choosing some first-class friends; especially a Puffin and a Parrot, and, even his accomplishment of learning human talk all are elements of Pengey's huge adventure.
The biggest benefaction of this venture is that it brings Indian mangoes to the world.
Professor David Cardwell, head of the department of engineering, said: "We are extremely grateful for this generous benefaction from Dr John C Taylor and honoured that this professorship will not only bear the name of such a distinguished inventor and engineer, but will help future generations to follow in his footsteps.
In April, King of Jordan Abdullah II made a substantial personal donation to the project, in the form of a Royal Benefaction (makruma).
Addressing 'Ittehad Umma' conference, he said 'Pakistan is the outcome of the benefaction of Sufi saints and we can protect solidarity of the country by following the teachings of the Saints.
It has been an historic trend of our fishery to harvest our horse mackerel and then to export almost all fish harvested to countries like Angola; Benin; DRC; Ghana; Nigeria and Togo without further benefaction on SA soil, and therefore with little to no job creation in SA.
He does not deny the exploitative excesses of the British presence In India but he also cherishes the 'lasting legacy we inherited', not least a 'liberalism' that 'was high minded and enduring in its benefaction.
In through Lovewit's front door pour London's greedy merchants, naive idiots and middle class young women, mere pawns in the cheating game, all of them anxious to benefit from the mysteriesof alchemy, or to extract a kind of spiritual benefaction from the thrilling Philosopher's Stone, possession of which can bring spiritual beings down the chimney or at least guarantee spiritual cleansing, a cosy distraction while the pewter table service turns into 22-carat bullion.
In through Lovewit's front door pour London's greedy merchants, naive idiots and middle class young women, mere pawns in the cheating game, all of them anxious to benefit from the mysteries of alchemy, or to extract a kind of spiritual benefaction from the thrilling Philosopher's Stone, possession of which can bring spiritual beings down the chimney or at least guarantee spiritual cleansing, a cosy distraction while the pewter table service turns into 22-carat bullion.
These parties sacrificed merit over benefaction and personal interests sidelined national priorities.
Amman, April 10 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II has issued a Royal Benefaction (makruma) to provide for the restoration of Jesus' Tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, at His Majesty's personal expense.
Howell ("The Imperial Authority and Benefaction of Centurions and Acts 10:34-43: A Response to C.