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sponsor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈspɒnsər/
MARKETING a company or organization that provides money for a television or radio programme, website, sports event, or other activity in exchange for advertising: And now a word from our sponsors. We are grateful to our corporate sponsors for making this event free to the public.
GOVERNMENT someone in a position of authority who gives their support to a new idea, especially a new law: The bill is sponsored by one Democrat and one Republican.
someone who supports a person, organization, or activity by giving money: We encourage our employees to become sponsors of participants in the charity run.
Translations of “sponsor”
in Korean 스폰서, 후원자…
in Arabic مُمَوّل…
in Portuguese patrocinador, -ora…
in Catalan patrocinador, -a…
in Japanese スポンサー, 出資者…
in Italian sponsor, patrocinatore, -trice…
in Russian спонсор…
in Turkish finansör, sponsor…
in Polish sponsor/ka…
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