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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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Next we meet Julian (Thomas), a young lay brother who is sent to the palatial home of the benefactress as an emissary of the cardinal.
He's out of synch with the better perfs here, none of which get sufficient screen time: Lou Rawls as Curson's crusty pizza boss, Esteban Powell as Agnes' oddball butler-chauffeur-grandson and, in particular, Bain's coolly elegant, steely, sometimes bawdy benefactress.
Hawk likewise enjoys carnal largess, from strip-club benefactress Amanda (B-pic vet Shannon Tweed).
One wonders why Modiji has not taken a cow-vigilante team on his foreign trips to educate the nations about the benefit of devotion to this Great Benefactress of humanity or talked about her contribution to Indian economy in G20.
Merle Middleton, the magazine's bored benefactress, is variously described as made of "papier-mache" (227), as "a glacier that tried to melt, a toy doll that wanted a heart that would beat instead of just eyes that closed" (166), a bloodless "woman caked in ice" (254), and "a plaster cast of Venus.
Fielding uses her ascendancy over her benefactress "to promote the interests of the humble children of poverty" ([1800] 2000, 251).
To wit: Benefactress Catherine Wolfe Bruce wrote of telescope construction setbacks to observatory director Edward Pickering, "Accept my condolences.
The bride then poured a scoop of oil into the flame, and before praying said, "Mother of the Fire, Mother-Moon, benefactress.
Arriving in Quebec in 1639, and with funding secured from a French benefactress, Marie de l'Incarnation established a convent as well as the first school for girls in the New World.
Du Closel, Beauford's benefactress who in his final years put at his disposal a studio before he was hospitalized, what strikes most is a lightness that leads almost to evanescence.
Elena Construction Company and benefactress of the Miss World Philippines charities.
Pinky does win the case in a racist Southern court to get her inheritance from a white benefactress, but still can't marry the white doctor she loves.