English version

sponsor in Citizenship topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsponsorspon‧sor1 /ˈspɒnsə $ ˈspɑːnsər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  
Examples from the Corpus
sponsorSponsors' corporate logos are placed on the boards surrounding the field.March has been in financial difficulties for some time and doesn't have a sponsor for this season.Numerous prizes, generously donated by sponsors, were given out at the end of the day.This production has cost £50,000, most coming from local sponsors.Obviously, sponsors have a very important role to play.The lack of sponsors has meant the taxpayer has had to foot more of the bill.If the show is too controversial, we'll lose our sponsors.Similarly a piece written by the magazine staff could have problems for the sponsor.