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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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Over a fifth of grandparents' average pounds 12,800 annual retirement income goes on bankrolling grandchildren.
The National Republican Congressional Committee will hold a $500-a-plate breakfast fund-raiser Friday in Washington with the goal of bankrolling GOP congressional candidates in the 2006 midterm elections.
While the nation debates traditional marriage versus gay marriage, the president of the Christian Coalition, Roberta Combs, is encouraging and bankrolling a nasty, hardball divorce by her own daughter," Moseley told The Hill.
For corporations, bankrolling conservative policy groups offers benefits not found in spending on lobbying or political contributions.
But Hague insisted: "Nobody is bankrolling the Conservative Party.
DAVID Cameron will today face top-level pressure to come clean over secretive business groups bankrolling the Tories.
Lorimar, the financially troubled studio bankrolling the film, eventually took it out of Fuller's hands and cut it to 1 hour, 53 minutes.
Taylor is also accused of bankrolling rebels in nearby Sierra Leone, sparking a brutal civil war that has left thousands dead.
Wonder if the First Minister tried to persuade Mr Laidlaw to stop bankrolling those perennial hard up losers, The Scottish Tories, and start bankrolling his own hard up, er winners, New Labour?