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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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On one level, Plaid's suggestion seems reasonable: Welsh elections are for the people of Wales, and in the same way that we would object to Texan oil billionaires bankrolling Labour in gratitude to Tony Blair for his unswerving support for George Bush, should we not take exception to parties pouring in money from England for their proxies to secure votes in Wales?
"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.
A NAZI sympathiser who is bankrolling Austria and Switzerland's Euro 2008 bid has claimed his country will outstrip all others in the battle to host the event.
Morris asks Holmes Tuttle, a rich California car dealer and supposedly close friend, if there was anything he ever wanted in return for bankrolling Reagan's entire political career and serving in the kitchen cabinet that got him into government.
The scale of profit-spinning health contracts awarded to Fat Cats and companies bankrolling the Conservatives is enough to make you sick.
Ranieri was confident of landing Martyn in a pounds 500,000 deal after telling bankrolling owner Roman Abramovich he wanted him as No.2 to Carlo Cudicini.
Taylor is also accused of bankrolling rebels in nearby Sierra Leone, sparking a brutal civil war that has left thousands dead.
For corporations, bankrolling conservative policy groups offers benefits not found in spending on lobbying or political contributions.
He's bankrolling soccer legend Kenny Dalglish, singer Jim Kerr and businessman Jim McAvoy.
Over a fifth of grandparents' average pounds 12,800 annual retirement income goes on bankrolling grandchildren.
The group, called Families United to Bankrupt Terrorism, are also suing seven international banks, eight Islamic charities and the government of Sudan for allegedly bankrolling alQaida, Osama bin Laden and the Taliban.