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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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Both sides insist that nothing funny is going on and there is no direct link between these juicy deals and the tycoons and firms who are bankrolling the party.
DAVID Cameron will today face top-level pressure to come clean over secretive business groups bankrolling the Tories.
GLENDALE - Owners of the Glendale Galleria are bankrolling a petition drive to require voter approval for developer Rick Caruso's $264 million Americana at Brand project.
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?
It doles out millions of general fund dollars with ease, whether it's paying the bloated salaries of its administrators or bankrolling ill-fated projects like the Belmont Learning Center.
The former chairman, who stopped bankrolling his boyhood heroes two seasons ago, has been revealed as the backer for Paul Devlin's recent arrival.
He's betting that he can cow people into submission and dissuade them from seeking a better life so that he can go on selling taxpayer-financed favors to the special interests bankrolling his campaign.
The quasi-public organization's latest outrage is shipping $10,000 more to the anti-San Fernando Valley secession crusade - this time by bankrolling an anti-secession ``study'' from the Center for Regional Employment Strategies, the research department of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor: an umbrella group representing the unions that do business with Los Angeles City Hall.
DISGRACED former Tory MP Neil Hamilton yesterday refused to reveal who was bankrolling the latest round of his libel battle with Harrods chief Mohamed Al Fayed.
The EIDC decided to stop bankrolling candidates because of what Vice President Morrie Goldman described as ``the perception issue'' - after the practice was publicly disclosed.