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bankroll

1. noun The ready and available money of a person, group, or organization. The company's large bankroll ensures they have the means to pay for any legal challenge they may face.
2. verb To finance or put up money for someone or something, as for a business endeavor. My wealthy uncle has generously offered to bankroll my independent film.

bankroll

1. n. a roll or wad of currency; one’s cash assets. Don’t show that bankroll around here!
2. tv. to finance something. We were hoping to find somebody who would bankroll the project.
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It was believed a Manchester derby would be used to showcase City's 48,000-capacity home - especially as the stadium was bankrolled by the local council.
New York Times Balkans correspondent Chris Hedges reported in 1999 that the KLA's founders were "diehard Marxist-Leninists (who were bankrolled in the old days by the Stalinist dictatorship next door in Albania) as well as descendants of the fascist militias raised by the Italians in World War II."
CEO Edward Atsinger, a longtime member of the far-right political steering committee known as the Council on National Policy, is a mogul of far-right politics who has generously bankrolled GOP campaigns in California in the 1990s, including over $528,000 in 1998 alone, His recent forays into antigay politics include $50,000 contributed in 1999 to the campaign supporting the Knight initiative.
The measure was spearheaded and bankrolled by pro-voucher advocates who were angry that teacher unions contributed money to defeat a "school choice" initiative in 1993.
The launch of the reform package was marred by claims the Tories are bankrolled by a millionaire tax exile living in Florida.
Multi-millionaire Harding, who died in a helicopter crash last year, bankrolled Gullit's international spending spree which paved the way for Chelsea's 2- 0 Wembley win over luckless Middlesbrough.
Nearly a third helped families buy a car, four out of 10 paid their debts or bills and a third bankrolled the refurbishment of their homes.
LABOUR "luvvies" have bankrolled the party out of its biggest cash crisis.
Dozens of those involved in the class action against Colonel Gadaffi, who secretly bankrolled and supplied weapons to the IRA, are set to be briefed on the progress of a massive compensation package.
It has bankrolled Scottish football's top division to the tune of pounds 1.65million a year for the last nine years.
Stuart's crashing at Leonardo DiCaprio's LA mansion after the actor bankrolled the demo for his new band Leroy, who are on the verge of signing with Geffen Records.
The multi-millionaire, who bankrolled Wolves' promotion to the Premiership, wants one of the supersonic jets to be the centrepiece of a new aviation museum at Filton, Bristol.
LAMBORGHINI, bankrolled by new owners Audi, has just debuted its awesome new Murcielago.
But outside the Appeal Court in London, Mr Hamilton, accompanied by his wife Christine, refused to say how the new hearing was bankrolled. He said: "I have no comment to make on financial matters."
As well as starring in one panto, Jim's bankrolled nine others.