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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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Nou Camp chiefs claim Stamford Bridge bankroller Roman Abramovich sanctioned the stunning approach for the Cameroon striker.
Kings bankroller Philip Anschutz has figured out how to buy the operating rights to Major League Soccer's MetroStars.
Billionaire Tory bankroller Lord Ashcroft had poured money into the local campaign and David Cameron had made a personal visit to the constitu-ency in an effort to woo voters.
The men were convicted after a trial in which Mann implicated former prime minister Margaret Thatcher's son Mark as a chief bankroller of the coup.
It had all the ingredients for success save one - when bankroller Eos Internet Ventures went belly-up, Foodoo failed to interest anyone else.
He is a major bankroller of large scale operations and has links with loyalist terror factions in the Portadown area.
They chose Tory party bankroller Lord Ashcroft who seemed confused by his role.
For months, Kaye has been taking out alternately inscrutable and imploring ads in the Hollywood trade papers asking Norton and the film's other creative contributors to side with him against New Line Cinema, ``X's'' bankroller.
TORY bankroller Lord Ashcroft makes a rare appearance on the streets of London yesterday.
Embarrassed by the tax tricks of his chief party bankroller, billionaire Lord Ashcroft, he tried to amend a law going through Parliament.
Each member of this exclusive group was categorized as an empire builder, innovator, bankroller, visionary, architect, or pacesetter.
Celtic football club majority shareholder Dermot Desmond, FAI bankroller Denis O'Brien and newspaper owner Sir Anthony O'Reilly complete the list.
We are just wondering whether Boro bankroller Steve Gibson might bring back Venables as mentor to Gareth Southgate, who has thrown his hat into the ring.
The self-made Houston homebuilder was one of the biggest bankrollers of conservative causes over the past two decades, a financier of politicians like George W.
However the most painful act of retribution will most likely come from the people of the region themselves, who see the west as the bankrollers of these fascist organisations who are trying to rebuild the repressive regimes of the past, only this time with a religious hue.