Translation of "endowment" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

endowment

noun uk us /ɪnˈdaʊ.mənt/

[ C or U ] money that is given to a college or hospital, etc. in order to provide it with an income, or the giving of this money

(给院校、医院等的)捐款,捐赠,资助
The school has received an endowment of £50 000 to buy new books for the library. 学校收到了一笔用于为图书馆添置新书的5万英镑的捐款。

[ C ] something that you have from birth, often a quality

天赋;天资;才能
There are tests which can establish a baby's genetic endowment. 有些测试可以测定婴儿的基因特性。

(Translation of “endowment” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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