donative intent

Definition of "donative intent"
  1. The deliberate wish to give a gift with free will, not by error or coercion
How to use "donative intent" in a sentence
  1. His donative intent was questioned when he gave away his property under threat.
  2. Donative intent is necessary to validate the act as a gift and not a mistake.
  3. She argued that the car was not a loan but a gift, backed by donative intent.

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