prestation

prestation

[pre-stey-shuhn]
noun Law.
1.
a payment in money or in services.
2.
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:
< 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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