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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Supererogation \Su`per*er`o*ga"tion\, n. [L. supererogatio a
payment in addition.]
The act of supererogating; performance of more than duty or
Works of supererogation (R. C. Ch.), those good deeds
believed to have been performed by saints, or capable of
being performed by men, over and above what is required
for their own salvation.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an effort above and beyond the call of duty
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