Definition of Donnee
1. the set of assumptions upon which a story proceeds [n -S]
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Literary usage of Donnee
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of Sir Astley Cooper, Bart.: Interspersed with Sketches from His by Bransby Blake Cooper (1843)
"donnee OF NORWICH. INFLUENCE OF THIS UPON HIM. ANXIETY TO VISIT THE METROPOLIS. ASTLEY COOPER was between twelve and thirteen years of age when he arrived ..."
2. Modern English Literature: Its Blemishes and Defects by Henry Hegart Breen (1857)
"Another celebrated maxim, the pretended emanation of modern wisdom, is attributed to Prince Talleyrand, namely :— " La parole n'a ete donnee a I'homme que ..."
3. Mathematical Questions and Solutions, from the "Educational Times": With by W. J. C. Miller (1873)
"... entre les cotes de Tangle soit egale a la droite donnee a. Solution by the EDITOR. 1. Suppose XMY to be the required time ; construct the parallelograms ..."
4. Constantine and Eugene, Or An Evening at Mount Vernon by Charles Kelsall (1818)
"... or military pride : «'Le Peuple me fa donnee, gare a qui la touche! » EUGENE. I now want to know how you would have your Consul live ? CONSTANTINE. ..."
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