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endowment

A whole bunch of money given by a person to an academic institution, generally to support research
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In that old day the English settler on these rude shores -- having left king, nobles, and all degrees of awful rank behind, while still the faculty and necessity of reverence was strong in him -- bestowed it on the white hair and venerable brow of age -- on long-tried integrity -- on solid wisdom and sad-coloured experience -- on endowments of that grave and weighty order which gave the idea of permanence, and comes under the general definition of respectability.
The distinction has probably been slurred over, owing to the sterility in both cases being looked on as a special endowment, beyond the province of our reasoning powers.
But you have talents, Arthur - natural endowments both of heart and mind and temper, such as many a better Christian would be glad to possess, if you would only employ them in God's service.
The women of the island have abundance of vivacity: they, contemn their husbands, and are exceedingly fond of strangers, whereof there is always a considerable number from the continent below, attending at court, either upon affairs of the several towns and corporations, or their own particular occasions, but are much despised, because they want the same endowments.
It will not be denied that the representation of the Union will be most likely to possess these requisite endowments.
Benevolence, devotedness, enthusiasm, were her antipathies; for dissimulation and self-interest she had a preference--they were real wisdom in her eyes; moral and physical degradation, mental and bodily inferiority, she regarded with indulgence; they were foils capable of being turned to good account as set-offs for her own endowments.
In addition to what has been already said of Catherine Morland's personal and mental endowments, when about to be launched into all the difficulties and dangers of a six weeks' residence in Bath, it may be stated, for the reader's more certain information, lest the following pages should otherwise fail of giving any idea of what her character is meant to be, that her heart was affectionate; her disposition cheerful and open, without conceit or affectation of any kind -- her manners just removed from the awkwardness and shyness of a girl; her person pleasing, and, when in good looks, pretty -- and her mind about as ignorant and uninformed as the female mind at seventeen usually is.
In Cooperation with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy, CYLKA Social Responsibility and Public Relations" announced the launch of the Advisory Services Endowment in support of entrepreneurship, through the provision of a series of communication consultations in the form of an Endowment to the Kuwaiti Business Council In Dubai & Northern Emirates under the auspices of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
DUBAI, Jan 15 (KUNA) -- A Kuwaiti consultancy enterprise has received the "Dubai Endowment Sign" from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy (MBRGCEC).
Summary: Bill facilitates setting up of endowment institutions for businessmen and philanthropists
Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) and Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy (MBRGCEC) today hosted a joint press conference to shed light on the new Endowment Law that was approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in October 2017.
Summary: The Endowment Law has special directives for the establishment of endowment institutions.