Endower


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En`dow´er


v. t.1.To endow.
n.1.One who endows.
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The idea that differences in the serotonin gene could make people more prone to depression when stressed was a very reasonable hypothesis," Laura Jean Bierut, Alumni Endower Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University, said in the press release.
It has been presented since 1984 in memory of its endower Professor Dr.
Endower or waqif should be free of making decision on how much of their wealth they would like to endowed [7].
The laws during Caragea regime specified that the gift "will be asked back" when the receiver "will dishonour" the endower, or "will harm," or when "will do bad thinking against him" or when "will make unrighteous complaints," see M.
The unique nanostructural features endower them excellent electrochemical performance with high capacities of 450-650 mAh[g.
Vaclav Havel never forgot that principle nor its Endower.
In the waqf (literally, to retain, to restrain, to reserve) system, private wealth is voluntarily retained and dedicated for the perpetual, free provision of public goods and services in order to serve the larger, public interest of the community, in the hope of generating perpetual spiritual reward to the waqif or endower, who takes to heart the Qur'anic admonishments: la tanalu al-birra hatta tunfiqu mimma tuhibbuna = "you will not attain to piety until you spend of that which you love (Ali 'Imran: 92) and ya ayyuha alladhina amanu anfiqu mimma razaqnakum = O believers, give of what We have provided for you (al-Baqara: 254).
His father was a furniture maker; given Tweed's proclivities and the unabashedly capitalist taste of the times, it is not hard to imagine Tweed presiding over a booming expansion of his father's business, and ending his life as a celebrated, harmless merchant prince, an endower of philanthropic institutions, another Peter Cooper.
Furthermore, in the case of death of one of the endowers, the surviving endower was to receive one cart of grain from the endowed, and upon the death of both endowers the said properties would belong to the endowed with the sole obligation of paying off the debts of the endower.
Their "natural theology" was that of the Bible; their "Governor of the universe" was simultaneously Creator, Endower of inalienable rights, Judge, and Providence.
Mote, Bill Retired shipping magnate and endower and active chairman of Mote Marine Laboratory.
The chair's endower had been the founder of Jackson National Life in nearby Lansing.