Translation of "endowment" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


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

The school has received an endowment of £50 000 to buy new books for the library. 學校收到了一筆用於爲圖書館添置新書的五萬英鎊的捐款。

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

There are tests which can establish a baby's genetic endowment. 有些測試可以測定嬰兒的基因特性。

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

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