offering

[ aw-fer-ing, of-er- ]
/ ˈɔ fər ɪŋ, ˈɒf ər- /

noun

something offered in worship or devotion, as to a deity; an oblation or sacrifice.
a contribution given to or through the church for a particular purpose, as at a religious service.
anything offered as a gift.
something presented for inspection or sale.
a sale: our spring offering of furniture.
the act of one who offers.

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Origin of offering

before 1000; Middle English; Old English offrung.See offer, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for offering

offering
/ (ˈɒfərɪŋ) /

noun

something that is offered
a contribution to the funds of a religious organization
a sacrifice, as of an animal, to a deity
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