Translation of endowment in Spanish:

endowment

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdaʊmənt/

n

  • 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable [Finance/Finanzas] donación (f), legado (m) (before noun/delante del nombre) endowment insurance seguro-ahorro (masculine) endowment mortgage (British English/inglés británico) hipoteca (feminine) de inversión endowment policy póliza (feminine) de seguro total
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    • And many, of course, have substantial endowments to guarantee more income.
    • In return, he presented the University with a handsome endowment for genetics student prizes and scholarships, funded by the sale of the cream of his reprint collection.
    • They would also give top universities massive endowments to free them from state interference.
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    • From a bank's point of view, life policies can broadly be divided into two types: whole life policies and endowment policies.
    • The department spokeswoman said it did not distinguish between life assurance policies and endowment policies.
    • The argument for the latter advice being that an endowment policy pays out a lump sum on maturity.
  • 2 (attribute) [formal] atributo (masculine) [formal], dote (feminine)
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    • Naturally, the student brings into this situation certain genetic endowments: intelligence, talents, and preferences.
    • The extent to which various aspects of human behavior are found to have a firm biological basis is a strong indicator of how much changes in genetic endowments will be able to change mental qualities in human offspring.
    • Clearly, every person enters the world with different natural endowments that fall along a distribution of emotional, cognitive and sensory capabilities.

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