how to pronounce endowment


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the above transcription of endowment is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

endowment is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of endowment in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… expect an endowment to match its …”

meanings of endowment


  1. Property or funds invested for the support and benefit of a person or not-for-profit institution.
  2. Something with which a person or thing is endowed.
  3. Endowment assurance or pure endowment.
  4. A ceremony designed to prepare participants for their role in the afterlife.

endowment frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word endowment occurs in english on average 5.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics endowment can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that endowment can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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