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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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We call on the regime and its backers to cease this campaign of violence, to protect civilians and allow rapid and unhindered humanitarian access.
3 mark to get the verdict in the photo, but backers were stung when a dead-heat was called.
According to Black Hive Media, the early demo will only be available to backers at the Informer and higher tiers.
sealed Punjab Sweets and Backers on Fateh Din Jilani Road and Backers-Inn Sweets and Backers in D-ground.
She noted that some computer game developers, for example, turned to backers to successfully launch a series of Kickstarter projects.
com) is a crowd-sourcing platform that connects backers with projects.
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.
Backers of the 311mph maglev are setting up a pounds 220,000 feasibility study, which could be completed by early May.
If the offense is in the shotgun, the backers will cross-key, meaning that they will read the back away from them.