Definition of 'endowment'
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We could have stopped paying into the endowment at that stage, but another problem with the policies is that the charges are loaded at the front end. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thanks to this, the least worst option in 1999 seemed to be to keep paying into the endowment policy and use it as an extra savings account. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We came out with an endowment mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Using the endowment proceeds to provide a nest egg for his daughters is a sensible idea. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Should we cash in the endowment to pay off the debts? Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the relative position of consumers and firms along these curves is affected by their initial endowments. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Surely it is unwise to surrender any endowment policy? Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have five years to go until the endowment matures. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We visited the branch and were told that the endowment money had not been paid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The bad news for endowment policyholders just keeps coming. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My first experience of such a financial product was an endowment mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Are the initial endowments of productive resources stocks or flows? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)It would make sense to pay down the mortgage further when the endowment matures. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Use endowment money to clear debts and overdue tax. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This interaction determines a unique product mix for the economy to produce given the initial endowment of resources. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)The monthly repayments would be about the same but it would free up the endowment when it matures. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The claimant paid the deposit and the balance was raised by way of an endowment mortgage in their joint names. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Investors thinking of abandoning with-profits endowments or bonds should check they will not incur a tax bill. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That will clear your mortgage, provided the endowment meets its projected value. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Norwich Union argues it has already taken steps to help endowment policyholders through its mortgage promise. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her mortgage is interest-only and will mature in eight years when an endowment policy should pay off the capital sum. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Investors thinking of abandoning with-profits endowments or bonds should check that they will not incur a tax bill by doing so. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At the end of the term, you need to pay off the capital using the money from your endowment policy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At first it appeared that they had been badly advised, so the building society allowed them to cancel their endowment policy. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)I feel that to keep paying the endowments is like throwing our much-needed money away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My mother has an endowment policy with Norwich Union to pay off her mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Savers with 25-year endowments maturing this year will see their payouts tumble by up to 20 per cent. The Sun (2009)
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British English: endowment NOUN
An endowment is a gift of money that is made to an institution or community in order to provide it with an annual income.
The museum is seeking an endowment for its future.
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