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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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Union organisers are being bankrolled by councils to co-ordinate strike action and distribute literature.
Newcastle are bankrolled by businessman Mike Ashley but Mort revealed the fear of repeating the win-or-bust policy that saw Leeds mired in debt would prevent the club spending beyond its means.
The projects can be bankrolled from an pounds 82,000 fund of money provided by housing developers for improvements to community facilities in the area.
Bankrolled by Romanov, Hearts are determined to split the Old Firm with Jankauskas reportedly being paid pounds 15,000 a week.
Pacepa summarized Arafat's dossier in "The KGB's Man" in the Wall Street Journal for September 22, 2003, describing how he was "trained, armed and bankrolled by the Soviet Union and its satellites for decades" Recounted Pacepa: "I was responsible for giving Arafat $200,000 in laundered cash every month throughout the 1970s.
Millionaire chairman Milan Mandaric, who has personally bankrolled the club's rise to the top flight, joked: "We could be top of the Premier League by 2:15.
Subaru bankrolled Martina Navratilova's Rainbow Card, put money into gay and lesbian film festivals, advertised in this magazine, and began to make inroads into the lesbian consumer market.
Although bankrolled by the AFA, the crusade for library filters was led locally by Irvin Bos, a 59-year-old Holland resident who manages apartment buildings.
They have deserted the pounds 1million Keep the Clause campaign, bankrolled by bus multi-millionaire Souter.
The Microsoft Corporation, we learned, had bankrolled a California think tank--ironically named the Independent Institute--to run full-page newspaper ads supporting Microsoft's claim of innocence in the face of federal antitrust charges.
Father Daniel Callam answers the grotesque interpretation of the Spanish Civil War given on the Internet--that sabotage from within the Republic and the combined might of the German, Italian, and Spanish armies, "bankrolled by the endless wealth of the Vatican," put down the revolution.
According to The Greenpeace Guide to Anti-Environmental Organizations, KAB is one of an ever-growing legion of groups that "are little more than corporate greenwashing campaigns created by high-priced PR firms and bankrolled by the corporations they represent."