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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 particular quality or feature, the person or thing naturally has that quality or feature: People think Jefferson was endowed with great wisdom.
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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.
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