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prestation

[ pre-stey-shuhn ]
/ prɛˈsteɪ ʃən /
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noun Law.
a payment in money or in services.
a duty to do or not do something in fulfillment of an obligation, or the performance of such a duty: The contract imposes reciprocal prestations upon the parties.
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Origin of prestation

From Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin praestation-, stem of praestatio “payment,” from Latin: “warranty,” from praestatus (past participle of praestare “to perform, pay, give”) + -ion
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How to use prestation in a sentence

  • This practice is called "angary" or "prestation," and is by most jurists either condemned or regarded with disfavor.

    International Law|George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker
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