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grubstake

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Finance
grubstakegrub‧stake /ˈɡrʌbˌsteɪk/ noun [uncountable]  American English informalBF an amount of money that is provided to develop a new business in return for a share of the profits
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grubstakeI got me a grubstake, I might get lucky.
From Longman Business Dictionarygrubstakegrub‧stake /ˈgrʌbˌsteɪk/ noun [uncountable] American English informalFINANCE money provided to develop a new business in return for a share of the profits
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