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Definition of Endowment


  1. The act of bestowing a dower, fund, or permanent provision for support.
  2. That which is bestowed or settled on a person or an institution; property, fund, or revenue permanently appropriated to any object; as, the endowment of a church, a hospital, or a college.
  3. That which is given or bestowed upon the person or mind; gift of nature; accomplishment; natural capacity; talents; -- usually in the plural.
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Endowment Translations

endowment in French is donation, dotation
endowment in German is Ausstattung {f}, Dotierung
endowment in Italian is erezione, donazione
endowment in Norwegian is legat, gave
endowment in Spanish is dotacion