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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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We don't have millions of dollars like fat cat Republicans who bankrolled the Swift Boat campaign.
Boldly going where no fans have gone before, ``Star Trek: The New Voyages'' programs are written, acted, produced, bankrolled and beamed onto the Web (newvoyages.
His nemesis is Evin, a power-hungry hacker bankrolled by a crime syndicate who has his own agenda: to control the Internet.
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.
It even bankrolled goofball electric scooter and electric leaf-blower schemes.
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.
The aircraft's construction, the round-the-world flight last year and this record attempt have all been bankrolled by Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire who founded Virgin Atlantic airlines.
The worst thing politicians could do now is to allow the corporate and union interests that bankrolled this campaign to try and collect on their chits.
But outside the Appeal Court in London, Mr Hamilton, accompanied by his wife Christine, refused to say how the new hearing was bankrolled.
Grazer, 53, who didn't see the movie himself until he caught it at a party in 1976 (``I was pretty innocent and kind of out of things,'' he says sheepishly), became so fascinated with the movie's impact on American culture that he has produced a documentary, ``Inside Deep Throat,'' that he bankrolled with $1 million out of his own pocket, and it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday.