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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.
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?
The former chairman, who stopped bankrolling his boyhood heroes two seasons ago, has been revealed as the backer for Paul Devlin's recent arrival.
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.