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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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Yesterday Labour chair Hazel Blears said: "We welcome the end of Cameron's use of wealthy financial backers and hope the Tory party comes clean on those anonymous business groups bankrolling the Party and candidates.
AFTER being taken to task over cynically bankrolling its own Treasury with petrol duty, the Government has reacted speedily with a master plan.
We're happy to support our cops and firefighters, but we're fed up with bankrolling our treacherous pols.
Tax-payers have been bankrolling the station for years despite the fact that it also takes in advertising revenue.
Business giants bankrolling the Tories are making a killing from the rail sell-off, the Mirror can reveal.
They have been bankrolling that money that should have gone to workers,'' Janis-Aparicio said.
SOS also plans to air its own online soap opera, story-line updates, gossip, online chats with stars and, within a few months, its own online soap opera magazine, said Mary Ann Cooper, one of four founders bankrolling the new Web site.
A small crisis sends the wealthy industrialist who's bankrolling the project, Russell Franklin (Samuel L.
The public has a right to know who's paying for efforts to split the city and who's bankrolling the opposition, the city Ethics Commission said Thursday as it urged financial disclosure requirements for Valley cityhood and similar campaigns.
During a deposition cut short Thursday night, attorney Dawn Reichman said Beard-Williams was asked questions about her personal life and who was bankrolling her political activities, such as mailers she has sent out and a monthly newsletter published by her husband.
Puny But Loud Productions, a three-person outfit that became legitimate Hollywood producers last fall, has achieved another milestone in the high-risk world of bankrolling movies outside the studio system.
Duvall did his part on that count, not only starring in ``The Apostle,'' but writing, directing and bankrolling the project as well.
The National Science Foundation is bankrolling a new consortium of earthquake research facilities to find better ways to construct roads, buildings, pipelines and other vital infrastructure to withstand the tremors of The Big One.