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bankroll

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Business
bankrollbank‧roll1 /ˈbæŋkrəʊl $ -roʊl/ verb [transitive] informal  BMONEYto provide the money that someone needs for a business, a plan etc syn finance a software company bankrolled by the Samsung Group
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Examples from the Corpus
bankrollThere was plenty of expansion to bankroll.The competition is being bankrolled by a New York businessman and computer enthusiast.The company is bankrolled by a Swiss investor.From 1981, Friends Provident also pumped money into the business, bankrolling its expansion until it was floated in 1985.Ed Bass, a millionaire from Texas, bankrolled the Biosphere project.And we were like bankrolling this entire archaeological dig, you know, the two of us, basically.
Related topics: Finance
bankrollbankroll2 noun [countable]  BFMONEYa supply of money
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bankrollEven if we had found somebody to buy, there was the case of the diminishing bankroll.Sure, my partner had taken off with the two-headed bankroll.Harvey looked at his bankroll, and put it away slowly.And every time he told some one something, money gravitated into Lorre's bankroll.The more convincing their smiles and back-patting, the bigger their bankroll became.With his virtually unlimited bankroll, Forbes could stay in the race long after other candidates are forced to quit.
From Longman Business Dictionarybankrollbank‧roll1 /ˈbæŋkrəʊl-roʊl/ verb [transitive] informalCOMMERCE to provide the money a person or company needs to operate a business, find new markets, develop new products etcSeveral banks pumped money into the business, bankrolling its expansion until it was floated on the stockmarket.→ See Verb tablebankrollbankroll2 noun [countable] informal1COMMERCEa supply of money for a particular purposeCredit Lyonnais could be one of his major backers for the project, providing a bankroll of $100 million or more.2a large amount of paper money rolled together
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Verb table
bankroll
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybankroll
he, she, itbankrolls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybankrolled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bankrolled
he, she, ithas bankrolled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bankrolled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bankroll
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bankrolled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bankrolling
he, she, itis bankrolling
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you, we, theyare bankrolling
Past
I, he, she, itwas bankrolling
you, we, theywere bankrolling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bankrolling
he, she, ithas been bankrolling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bankrolling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bankrolling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bankrolling
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