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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The giving of a permanent fund for support. Also: Someone's natural talent.

Usage examples (24)
  • Nothing is so frequent as to mistake an ordinary human gift for a special and extraordinary endowment.
  • The word endowment got a bigger response than Saran Wrap or Time magazine.
  • The policyholder whose long term endowment contract
  • Its endowment is largely spent on re-investing in its endowment. for more
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