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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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Both sides insist that nothing funny is going on and there is no direct link between these juicy deals and the tycoons and firms who are bankrolling the party.
Officials say Alan McGee, millionaire boss of Creation Records, is breaking party rules by bankrolling Malcolm McLaren's campaign.
DAVID Cameron will today face top-level pressure to come clean over secretive business groups bankrolling the Tories.
Cardinal Thomas Winning wrote the letter in response to what he described as personal abuse targeted at Mr Brian Souter, bankrolling a privately- funded referendum on the planned repeal in Scotland of Section 28, said a spokesman.
SEAN Connery will be free to continue bankrolling the SNP despite a Government clampdown on donations from abroad.
MILLIONAIRES bankrolling parties and assorted lackeys will be paid off later this month.
But Hague insisted: "Nobody is bankrolling the Conservative Party.
Wonder if the First Minister tried to persuade Mr Laidlaw to stop bankrolling those perennial hard up losers, The Scottish Tories, and start bankrolling his own hard up, er winners, New Labour?
The former chairman, who stopped bankrolling his boyhood heroes two seasons ago, has been revealed as the backer for Paul Devlin's recent arrival.
Police are investigating death threats made to millionaire businessman Chris Moore, Oldham's owner, after he said he was no longer prepared to go on bankrolling the club's losses.
The Stagecoach owners are bankrolling the recent expansion plans, including new flights from Inverness to London and Amsterdam.
DISGRACED former Tory MP Neil Hamilton yesterday refused to reveal who was bankrolling the latest round of his libel battle with Harrods chief Mohamed Al Fayed.
WORLD CUP winner George Cohen last night attacked the Government for not bankrolling the Olympic effort in Sydney.
AFTER being taken to task over cynically bankrolling its own Treasury with petrol duty, the Government has reacted speedily with a master plan.