largess

[lahr-jes, lahr-jis]
noun
1.
generous bestowal of gifts.
2.
the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
3.
Obsolete. generosity; liberality.
Also, largesse.


Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English largesse < Old French; see large, -ice

large, largess.
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largesse or largess (lɑːˈdʒɛs)
 
n
1.  the generous bestowal of gifts, favours, or money
2.  the things so bestowed
3.  generosity of spirit or attitude
 
[C13: from Old French, from large]
 
largess or largess
 
n
 
[C13: from Old French, from large]

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Example sentences
He survives only on the largess of his corporate sponsors.
Computer science has traditionally been richly funded by government largess.
Whatever the case, a number of colleges will benefit from the governor's
  largess.
Fed also by government largess and indulgence to mega companies.
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