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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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And with no relegation this season from the First Division, it would buy cash-strapped Partick Thistle time to find a bankroller.
Indeed, he was so meticulous as to anticipate secondary problems: If Riley should incidentally "pick up" more than five thousand dollars worth of diamonds, Twain, as mastermind and bankroller of the trek, would get half.
The chief character, Orfitus, is managing director, bankroller, and peculator of the company.
son of the late chairman of Home Savings of America and in recent years a major bankroller of conservative legislative candidates.
Such an environment encourages lawmakers to leave no substantial revenue rock unturned or no industry underinvestigated as a potential bankroller for a package of tax cuts or spending hikes.
TORY bankroller Lord Ashcroft yesterday launched a stinging attack on the Tories' "juvenile" posters.
Will he - bankroller of the notorious gay-baiting Clause 28 campaign - whipcrackaway and take his Stagecoach money outta there?
Perhaps it is a double irony that the IMF failed to advise its main bankroller the US and its European partners to adopt the same prudency.
From Khalid Amayreh OCCUPIED JERUSALEM--The government of Dubai recently allowed a major bankroller of Jewish settlement expansion in the West Bank to open at least two Jewelry stores in the Gulf emirate.
Their home record is not markedly better, and at the end of a week when another depressing set of financial results were announced, with their chairman Peter Thomas revealed as a moneylender rather than a bankroller, it is time the Blues revealed a medium and long-term strategy to their long-suffering supporters.
Thomas makes no apologies for the many differences, although she does note that she only called the film ``I-Spy'' at the insistence of its bankroller, Columbia Pictures.
And the former bankroller of African rebel movements is pursuing peace efforts in the civil wars in Congo and Sudan.