sponsorship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sponsor +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

sponsorship (plural sponsorships)

  1. (uncountable) The state or practice of being a sponsor.
    I find that for me, my sponsorship of a child via a charitable NGO provides a sense of great satisfaction.
  2. (countable and uncountable) The aid or support provided by a sponsor; backing or patronage.
    The company provided sponsorship to the research team.
    The university awarded five sponsorships to the five most qualified applicants.

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