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used in The Fountainhead

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the invested money that provides income for an institution; or an instance of giving such money


abilities or qualities — especially those that are nature-given
  • Toohey wanted a building to house a new home for subnormal children; he had an organization set up, a distinguished committee of sponsors, an endowment for operating expenses—but no building and no funds to erect one.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (69% in)
  • He never asked his rich friends to assist a person in need; but he obtained from them large sums and endowments for charitable institutions: for settlement houses, recreation centers, homes for fallen girls, schools for defective children.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (66% in)

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