bankroll

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bankroll (plural bankrolls)

  1. A roll of banknotes or other paper currency, carried in lieu of a wallet.
    Phil kept his bankroll in his front pocket, as it made too much of a lump to sit on.
  2. The monetary assets of a person or organization.
    Microsoft is a corporation with an extremely large bankroll.
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bankroll (third-person singular simple present bankrolls, present participle bankrolling, simple past and past participle bankrolled)

  1. (transitive) To fund a project; to underwrite something.
    Professor Stebbins didn't need to apply for government grants because his lab was bankrolled by a large pharmaceutical corporation.
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