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endowment
American English: /ɪnˈdaʊmənt/
, /ɛnˈdaʊmənt/
British English: /ɪnˈdaʊm(ə)nt/
, /ɛnˈdaʊm(ə)nt/

Translation of endowment in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable or uncountable (Finance) (before noun) endowment insurance
    seguro-ahorro (masculine)
    endowment policy
    póliza (feminine) de seguro total
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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]
    Example sentences
    • 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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