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Benefactor

A person or organization that provides financial or other support to an individual or company. An uncle who pays for his niece's college education is a benefactor, as is a company that donates some of its profits to a school. See also: Philanthropist.
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The General Department of Punitive and Correctional Institutions at Dubai Police, in cooperation with benefactors, managed to pay off debts of 21 prisoners jailed in trade cases, disputes, bank loan cases, among others.
In China, the sayings "The favor of a drop of water will be rewarded with the gratitude of a fountain of water" and "Give a plum in return for a peach" not only reflect the value placed on gratitude but also imply a sense of indebtedness to the benefactor. Thus, it is natural for Chinese people to feel indebted when receiving help and to equate indebtedness with gratitude, as is also the case in Japanese culture (Naito, Wangwan, & Tani, 2005; Watkins et al., 2006).
"A wonderful benefactor bought the lot unseen and is going to donate them to the museum," said volunteer Frances Blezard.
Dragon: The Dragon is aided by the Benefactor, Prosperity and Collaboration Stars, so time to go out and shine!
| Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation members jump for joy after hearing of the PS700,000 boost |from an anonymous benefactor. From left are trustees Nigel Williams, David Henderson, Paul Davison, chairman Andy Preston, Ian Tracey, Karl Pemberton and John McCullagh
The TCFA Benefactor of the Year award is presented to individuals and companies who generously provide their technical colleges with much-needed funding.
Scott no longer wants to see more people die because of the Deadpool list of "The Benefactor" so he came up with a plan with his pack to find out the identity of their enemy.
benefactor Louise Manoogian Simone on her 80th birth anniversary and wished her health and many happy years ahead.
BILL KENWRIGHT has been scouring the planet "24/7" for years, trying to unearth a rich benefactor to buy Everton Football Club.
WORCESTER - An anonymous benefactor has given ARTSWorcester a gift to help pay the expense of supplies and materials for some member artists.
A MYSTERY benefactor has put up a pounds 20,000 reward to help catch the killer of chocolate worker Jia Ashton.
A MYSTERY benefactor from Coventry has left nearly pounds 100,000 to charity in his will - including pounds 22,000 to the Telegraph's Snowball Appeal.