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Bankroll

To provide financing, whether as a loan, grant, or simply as part of a budget. For example, a company may bankroll its research and development by providing funding for it in the budget. Likewise, a credit union bankrolls a business when it allows a client to take out a second mortgage on a home.
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Nearly a third helped families buy a car, four out of 10 paid their debts or bills and a third bankrolled the refurbishment of their homes.
Dozens of those involved in the class action against Colonel Gadaffi, who secretly bankrolled and supplied weapons to the IRA, are set to be briefed on the progress of a massive compensation package.
But outside the Appeal Court in London, Mr Hamilton, accompanied by his wife Christine, refused to say how the new hearing was bankrolled.