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"sponsor" in American English

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sponsorverb [T]

us   /ˈspɑn·sər/
to support a person, organization, or activity by giving money, encouragement, or other help: The Rotary Club sponsors Little League baseball in the summer.
sponsor
noun [C] us   /ˈspɑn·sər/
Corporate sponsors support many public TV programs.
sponsorship
noun [C/U] us   /ˈspɑn·sərˌʃɪp/
[U] corporate sponsorship of the arts
(Definition of sponsor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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sponsorverb [T]

uk   /ˈspɒn.sər/ us   /ˈspɑːn.sɚ/
B2 to support a person, organization, or activity by giving money, encouragement, or other help: The team is sponsored by JVC, so the players wear the letters JVC on their shirts. Eva said she was doing a ten-mile walk for charity and asked if I'd sponsor her.

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sponsor
noun [C] uk   us  

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B2 All the major theatres now have sponsors, especially for high-cost productions.
sponsorship
noun [U] uk   /ˈspɒn.sə.ʃɪp/ us   /ˈspɑːn.sɚ.ʃɪp/

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C1 The orchestra receives £2 million a year in sponsorship from companies.
(Definition of sponsor from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sponsor" in Business English

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sponsorverb [T]

uk   /ˈspɒnsər/ us  
MARKETING to provide money for a television or radio programme, website, sports event, or other activity in exchange for advertising: We found a major shoe manufacturer that would like to sponsor the series. The event was sponsored by several local businesses.
GOVERNMENT if someone in a position of authority sponsors a new idea, especially a law, they give it their support: Six Senators originally sponsored the bill.
to give money to support a person, organization, or activity: We sponsor children in developing countries.

sponsornoun [C]

uk   /ˈspɒnsər/ us  
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.
(Definition of sponsor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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