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"endow" in British English

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endowverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈdaʊ/
to give a ​largeamount of ​money to ​pay for ​creating a ​college, ​hospital, etc. or to ​provide an ​income for it: The ​state of Michigan has endowed three ​institutes to do ​research for ​industry. This ​hospital was endowed by the ​citizens of Strasbourg in the 16th ​century.
(Definition of endow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"endow" in American English

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endowverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈdɑʊ/
to give ​money that will ​provide an ​income for a ​college or ​university, a ​hospital, or other ​organization: In 1937, Mellon endowed the ​National Gallery of Art.
endowed with If someone or something is endowed with a ​particularquality or ​feature, the ​person or thing ​naturally has that ​quality or ​feature: People ​think Jefferson was endowed with ​greatwisdom.
(Definition of endow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"endow" in Business English

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endowverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈdaʊ/ SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
to give a large ​amount of ​money to ​pay for ​creating a college, hospital, etc., or to ​provide an ​income for it: $1.5 million was ​donated to endow a university ​chair in his ​name.
(Definition of endow from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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