- 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.
Origin of prestation
< Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin praestation-, stem of praestatio ‘payment’ < Latin: warranty < praestatus (past participle of praestare ‘to perform, pay, give’) + -ion
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Examples from the Web for prestation
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