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  • n. Plural form of endower.


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  • Scenario writers, producers, photoplay actors, endowers of exquisite films, sects using special motion pictures for a predetermined end, all you who are taking the work as a sacred trust, I bid you God-speed.

    The Art of the Moving Picture

  • Even though we make some reduction as to all this, and regard as somewhat legendary what Fordun tells us -- viz., that Gilbert divided all his huge territory into three equal parts, giving two to the Church, and keeping only one to himself, still there cannot be a doubt but that he was one of the most liberal and extensive church-endowers on record.

    Chronicles of Strathearn

  • The Hispanic Society is one of a number of museums that have faced the dilemma of balancing the need to stay relevant against the obligation to stay true to what their endowers had in mind.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Schools and colleges were instituted, teaching for doctrines the prevailing sentiments of the endowers, or of the instructors employed.

    Thaddeus of Warsaw

  • He and Marylou were major endowers of the Galter Life Center at the hospital and the running track there is named after them because of Gene's generous foresight and financial contributions.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories


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