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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: munificence (1500-1600), from Latin munificentia, from munificus 'generous', from munus; MUNICIPAL

munificent

adjective
     
mu‧nif‧i‧cent formal
very generous:
a munificent gift
munificence noun [uncountable]
the munificence of the museum's benefactors

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