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feasance

[fee-zuh ns]
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noun Law.
  1. the doing or performing of an act, as of a condition or duty.
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Origin of feasance

1530–40; < Anglo-French fesa(u)nce, Old French faisance, equivalent to fais- (variant stem of faireLatin facere to do) + -ance -ance
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Word Origin and History for feasance

n.

1530s, from Anglo-French fesance, from Old French faisance "action, deed, enactment," from faisant, present participle of faire "to make, do" (from Latin facere; see factitious).

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