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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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Yet Levy, on behalf of Tottenham's reclusive bankroller Joe Lewis, has never been shy in doing so.
Perhaps it is a double irony that the IMF failed to advise its main bankroller the US and its European partners to adopt the same prudency.
Its bankroller, Dubai's Takhayel Entertainment, said investors had simply made a "strategic decision" to drop media assets in favor of more profitable industries.
And the former bankroller of African rebel movements is pursuing peace efforts in the civil wars in Congo and Sudan.
The powers behind the International Bank of Trade and Credit, the "major bankroller for every terrorist group in the world today," are ten Arab men who wear impeccably tailored Western suits and seek to destroy the United States by saturating it with "opium, heroin, and ice." Then, with nuclear weapons already in place, they intend simply to take over the world.
Such a change could inject an element of uncertainty into the foreign policies of the U.S.-allied gas exporter, which is a global investment powerhouse and a bankroller of Arab Spring revolts in alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood.
Amway is the top bankroller of Rep.Vern Ehlers (R-Mich.) and Rep.
Dein was up against Roman Abramovich, a major bankroller of the rival Russian bid that England fear most.
Long known for viewing the world from the seat of a jumbo jet, it is also no surprise that the biggest bankroller of football's largesse should be linked to yet another plan to pump up the value of sporting rights.
Nou Camp chiefs claim Stamford Bridge bankroller Roman Abramovich approved the stunning approach for the Cameroon striker.
Their home record is not markedly better, and at the end of a week when another depressing set of financial results were announced, with their chairman Peter Thomas revealed as a moneylender rather than a bankroller, it is time the Blues revealed a medium and long-term strategy to their long-suffering supporters.
The bankroller of a just-launched cable network devoted to news and information about videogames is betting a pricey $150 million that players will put down their joysticks long enough to sample its programming.
He first came to the attention of the FBI after he was named as the bankroller behind an alleged plot to assassinate President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt.