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to sponsor: to offer support (financial, as a guarantor, etc.)
We've finally found somebody to sponsor our team.

a sponsor: a person or company who offers money or support
We already have 30 sponsors for this project.


  • "I'll be back after a word from our sponsors."
  • "I will not bow to any sponsor."
  • "We'll be back after a word from our sponsors, You're listening to."
  • "Sponsoring the female Olympic beach volleyball team."
  • "Warbuckle's Department Stores is sponsoring a Zambian gold mine, and will provide free education for all miners under 10 years old."
  • "I am very lucky to be sponsored by this company, but many strangers would like to live in this country permanently and legally."
  • "This e-mail is just to let you know that I'll be conducting telephone interviews with the candidates for the "Xavier Delavigne Friends of France" internship program tomorrow morning (the program that sponsors a French student to work at Delavigne for the summer)."
  • "Sponsors of Chinese women's handball team. 51% shares owned by Wang family)"
  • "For example, in 2006, the company sponsored the planting of thousands of trees to compensate for carbon emissions caused by our activities."
  • "Bruno : Well I am not sure, I am already sponsoring a dodgeball team this year but I have always wanted to get into the movie business."

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