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backer

n. a supporter; a financier of a play, political campaign, etc. I was hoping for a backer, but the project was too chancy.
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Thomas Hobson (6-5) earlier denied backers of Jetstream Jack at a low of 1.
International Lunar mission seeks $1M from Kickstarter backers to build world's first crowdfunded Moon rocket
Backers pledge an amount of cash and if the project successfully reaches its overall target the amount they promised is taken from their debit or credit cards.
In return for their support, backers of the campaign will get various rewards depending on the tier levels of their contributions.
PLANS to revive a popular Teesside air show are under threat after its organisers were hit by backers withdrawing at the last minute.
The 64-year-old confirmed that he is one of the backers of the project, written by Ross O'Carroll Kelly creator Paul Howard.
Rick Perry praises Dewhurst's conservative record and criticizes some backers of former Solicitor General Ted Cruz as uninformed.
A JOINT statement issued by Cardiff City Supporters' Trust and Cardiff Supporters' Club said: "We have always enjoyed friendly and positive relations with our Malaysian backers, who, we hope, will remain as committed to the club as they have been up to now.
By RAWALPINDI, June 23, 2011 (Balochistan Times): On directives of district government, District Food Inspector raided at bakeries and booked three backers on charge of selling sub-standard food items, here on the other day.
If the offense is in the shotgun, the backers will cross-key, meaning that they will read the back away from them.
Stung by recent courtroom and electoral defeats, ID backers are regrouping and looking for new ways to get their ideas into America's classrooms.
The backers of the Bible Literacy Project seem to be aware that the National Council's materials are problematic.
By keeping it under wraps for as long as possible, backers can limit criticism, then launch a massive P.
Backers of the legislation believe it will enhance Miami's international business image.
The company is aiming to raise about pounds 40m from backers, leaving a funding gap of up to pounds 20m