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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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This vocal organ was in itself a rich endowment, insomuch that a listener, comprehending nothing of the language in which the preacher spoke, might still have been swayed to and fro by the mere tone and cadence.
Many hours of work were required, however, in spite of his unusual high endowment of intelligence.
And since we see clearly that the endowment of matter with vitality is a principle -- indeed, as far as our judgments extend, the leading principle in the operations of Deity, -- it is scarcely logical to imagine it confined to the regions of the minute, where we daily trace it, and not extending to those of the august.
Distinction between the sterility of first crosses and of hybrids -- Sterility various in degree, not universal, affected by close interbreeding, removed by domestication -- Laws governing the sterility of hybrids -- Sterility not a special endowment, but incidental on other differences -- Causes of the sterility of first crosses and of hybrids -- Parallelism between the effects of changed conditions of life and crossing -- Fertility of varieties when crossed and of their mongrel offspring not universal -- Hybrids and mongrels compared independently of their fertility -- Summary.
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.
Bright's audacity (so far as that endowment might avail) had enabled him to take full advantage of whatever capabilities they offered.
He had come to the school as a day-boy, with the best scholarship on their endowment, so that his education had cost him nothing.
The concept of Innovative Endowment allows the creation of different types of endowments as a developmental tool through services, products and others, and not limiting them to real estate assets, as in the traditional endowment.
Al-Rubaiaan also noted that the concept of "Innovative Endowment" allows the creation of different types of endowments as a developmental tool through services and products, and not limiting them to real estate assets, as in the traditional endowment.
Abu Dhabi: Members of the Federal National Council on Wednesday approved a federal draft law to regulate endowments and facilitate setting up of endowment institutions for businessmen and philanthropists - both Emiratis an foreigners.
He stressed that the law aligns with modern-day requirements to enhance and streamline the role of endowments in the community, encourage charity work, and ensure it is directed towards sectors such as education, healthcare, culture, arts, environment, and sports.
These huge multi-billion dollar endowments are tax-free, but too many of these universities don't use the money to help with tuition and student debt.