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backer

noun [C]  /ˈbæk·ər/ us  
a person who gives support to someone or something with money or words: We'll need financial backers to do this.
Translations of “backer”
in Korean 후원자…
in Arabic داعِم, مُسانِد…
in Portuguese patrocinador, -ora, partidário…
in Catalan patrocinador, -a…
in Japanese 後援者, 支持者…
in Italian sostenitore, -trice, finanziatore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 資助人,贊助人…
in Russian спонсор…
in Turkish maddi destek sağlayarak birini, bir planı destekleyen kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 资助人…
in Polish sponsor/ka…
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