endowment

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en·dow·ment

 (ĕn-dou′mənt)
n.
1. The act of endowing.
2. Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
3. A natural gift, ability, or quality.

endowment

(ɪnˈdaʊmənt)
n
1. (Banking & Finance)
a. the source of income with which an institution, etc, is endowed
b. the income itself
2. the act or process of endowing

en•dow•ment

(ɛnˈdaʊ mənt)

n.
1. the act of endowing.
2. the property, funds, etc., with which an institution or person is endowed.
3. Often, endowments. an attribute of mind or body; natural ability.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endowment - natural abilities or qualitiesendowment - natural abilities or qualities  
natural ability - ability that is inherited
hang, knack, bent - a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
flair, genius - a natural talent; "he has a flair for mathematics"; "he has a genius for interior decorating"
raw talent - powerfully impressive talent
2.endowment - the capital that provides income for an institution
patrimony - a church endowment
chantry - an endowment for the singing of Masses
capital - wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value
3.endowment - the act of endowing with a permanent source of income; "his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time"
giving, gift - the act of giving

endowment

noun
1. provision, fund, funding, award, income, grant, gift, contribution, revenue, subsidy, presentation, donation, legacy, hand-out, boon, bequest, stipend, bestowal, benefaction, largesse or largess The company gave the Oxford Union a generous £1m endowment.
2. (often plural) talent, power, feature, quality, ability, gift, capacity, characteristic, attribute, qualification, genius, faculty, capability, flair, aptitude individuals with higher-than-average intellectual endowments
Translations
مَوْهِبَه، مَنْح، دَخْل مَوْقوف
evnegave
lahjalahjoitus
alapítvány
hæfileikar, gáfur
deeldotatiegift
dotácia
Allah vergisimeziyet

endowment

[ɪnˈdaʊmənt]
A. N
1. (= act) → dotación f; (= creation) → fundación f, creación f; (= amount) → donación f
2. (fig) → dote f
B. CPD endowment assurance Nseguro m mixto, seguro m de vida-ahorro
endowment insurance N = endowment assurance endowment mortgage N (Brit) → hipoteca f avalada por una dote
endowment policy N (Brit) → póliza f dotal

endowment

[ɪnˈdaʊmənt] n
(= money) → dotation f
[talent, quality] to have an endowment of sth → être doté(e) de qchendowment fund nfonds m de dotationendowment mortgage n hypothèque liée à une assurance-vieendowment policy nassurance f à capital différéend product n
(= final result) → résultat m
[industrial process] → produit m finiend result nrésultat m finalend table n (US) (= coffee table) → table f basse

endowment

n
Stiftung f; endowmentsStiftungsgelder pl
(= natural talent etc)Begabung f; his/her physical endowments (hum)womit ihn/sie die Natur ausgestattet hat

endowment

:
endowment assurance
nVersicherung fauf den Erlebensfall, Erlebensversicherung f
endowment mortgage
endowment policy
nLebensversicherungspolice f

endowment

[ɪnˈdaʊmənt] n
a. (gift of money) → donazione f
b. (see vt b) → istituzione f, fondazione f, donazione
c. (frm) (talent) → talento

endow

(inˈdau) verb
to provide. She was endowed with great beauty.
enˈdowment noun