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Funds invested for the support and benefit of a not-for-profit institution.
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  1. Funds invested for the support and benefit of a not-for-profit institution.
  2. Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
  3. That with which something is endowed; specif., any bequest or gift that provides an income for an institution or person
One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
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  1. One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
  2. Something granted, as property, a tract of land, an exclusive right or power, money from a fund, etc.
  3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
The state of being lent for temporary use:
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  1. The state of being lent for temporary use:
  2. The act of lending, esp. for short-term use
  3. The repayment obligation associated with such an agreement:
An expense.
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  1. An expense.
  2. The act or process of expending; outlay.
  3. The act of expending; a spending or using up of money, time, etc.
(Obs.) The act of expending; a spending or using up
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  1. (Obs.) The act of expending; a spending or using up
  2. An expenditure of money; a cost:
  3. Charges or costs met with in running a business, doing one's work, maintaining property, etc.
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  1. Support, especially financial.
  2. A liner or other material added behind or underneath.
  3. Support given to a person or cause
A commercial or financial transaction involving speculation.
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  1. A commercial or financial transaction involving speculation.
  2. A speculative business venture
  3. Engagement in risky business transactions on the chance of quick or considerable profit.
Something on which a risk is taken, as the merchandise in a commercial enterprise or a stake in gambling
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  1. Something on which a risk is taken, as the merchandise in a commercial enterprise or a stake in gambling
  2. The thing risked; a stake; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
  3. A business enterprise involving some risk in expectation of gain.
  1. (Business) The removal of an intermediary from a commercial transaction.
  2. (Banking, finance, economics) The removal of funds from a financial institution such as a bank for direct purchase of financial instruments.
  3. Withdrawal of funds from intermediary financial institutions, such as banks and savings and loan associations, in order to invest in instruments yielding a higher return.
The act of providing or raising funds or capital.
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  1. The act of providing or raising funds or capital.
  2. Funds or capital provided by investors or lenders.
  3. (Finance, business) A transaction that provides funds for a business.
The supplying of funds or capital.
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  1. The supplying of funds or capital.
  2. Monetary resources:
  3. The money resources, income, etc. of a nation, organization, or person
The acquiring of property in exchange for money or other valuable consideration. See also descent and distribution. The acquiring of property in exchange for money or other valuable consideration. See also descent and distribution.
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  1. The acquiring of property in exchange for money or other valuable consideration. See also descent and distribution. The acquiring of property in exchange for money or other valuable consideration. See also descent and distribution.
  2. A hold or position that allows the application of power, as in moving something:
  3. The act or an instance of buying:
Approaches to get favor, become acquainted, etc.; overtures (to someone)
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  1. Approaches to get favor, become acquainted, etc.; overtures (to someone)
  2. A payment made before due, as of wages
  3. The funds or goods so furnished; a loan.
An arch or hoop, such as one of those used to support the top of a covered wagon.
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  1. An arch or hoop, such as one of those used to support the top of a covered wagon.
  2. Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial.
  3. (Furniture) Normally curved handle suspended between sockets as a drawer pull. This may also be on a kettle or pail, as the wire bail handle shown in the drawing.
A sudden or dramatic decline:
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  1. A sudden or dramatic decline:
  2. The act or an instance of plunging:
  3. (Informal) A heavy, rash investment or speculation
Soft or melted animal fat, especially after rendering.
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  1. Soft or melted animal fat, especially after rendering.
  2. A thick oil or viscous substance, especially when used as a lubricant.
  3. (Slang) Something, such as money or influence, that facilitates the attainment of an object or a desire:
A vertical post secured in a socket at the edge of a platform, as on a truck bed, to help retain the load.
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  1. A vertical post secured in a socket at the edge of a platform, as on a truck bed, to help retain the load.
  2. Personal interest or involvement:
  3. A share or interest, as in property, a person, or a business venture
(Informal) The initial cost of an undertaking, or the amount of money it is necessary to take in before a profit is realized on it
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  1. (Informal) The initial cost of an undertaking, or the amount of money it is necessary to take in before a profit is realized on it
  2. (Slang) The cost of launching a business venture.
  3. A dry, indehiscent simple fruit consisting of one seed surrounded by a hard and thick pericarp (fruit wall). The seed does not adhere to the pericarp but is connected to it by the funiculus. A nut is similar to an achene but larger. Acorns, beechnuts, chestnuts, and hazelnuts are true nuts. Informally, other edible seeds or dry fruits enclosed in a hard or leathery shell are also called nuts, though they are not true nuts. For instance, an almond kernel is actually the seed of a drupe. Its familiar whitish shell is an endocarp found within the greenish fruit of the almond tree. Peanuts are actually individual seeds from a seed pod called a legume.
The fact or state of beleaguering; a state of blockade or siege.
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  1. The fact or state of beleaguering; a state of blockade or siege.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. The act of besieging, or the state of being besieged.
The force that maintains a blockade
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  1. The force that maintains a blockade
  2. The isolation of a nation, area, city, or harbor by hostile ships or forces in order to prevent the entrance and exit of traffic and commerce.
  3. A shutting off of a port or region of a belligerent state by the troops or ships of the enemy in order to prevent passage in or out in time of war
(Obsolete) A seat, especially a throne.
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  1. (Obsolete) A seat, especially a throne.
  2. The encirclement of a fortified place by an opposing armed force intending to take it, usually by blockade and bombardment
  3. A prolonged period, as of illness:
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