backer(redirected from a backer)
One who supports a business or enterprise, usually financially. This guy is a billionaire, so we definitely need to secure him as a backer.
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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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