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sponsor

noun advocate, auctor, backer, benefactor, champion, favorer, guarantor, guardian, insurer, patron, promoter, protector, succorer, surety, sympathizer
Associated concepts: sponsor of legislation

sponsor

verb accept responsibility for, act as surety for, answer for, assure, back, be responsible for, befriend, certify, champion, defend, endorse, ensure, favor, finance, financier, guarantee, insure, patronize, pay for, promote, protect, provide for, put up the money, stand behind, subscribe to, support, sustain, sympathize, take responsibility for, underwrite, uphold, vouch for, warrant
Associated concepts: sponsor a bill
See also: avouch, backer, bestow, capitalize, creditor, espouse, finance, fund, guarantee, guarantor, guardian, invest, nurture, organize, partisan, patron, promote, promoter, proponent, protect, surety, underwrite

SPONSOR, civil law. He who intervenes for another voluntarily and without being requested. The engagement which he enters into is only accessory to the principal. Vide Dig. 17, 1, 18; Nov. 4, ch. 1 Code de Com. art. 158, 159; Code Nap. 1236 Wolff, Inst. Sec. 1556.

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A sponsor, on the other hand, acts as an advocate for a professional who is looking to move to higher-ranking positions.
THE IRS's EMPLOYEE PLANS COMPLIANCE RESOLUTION System (EPCRS) can help plan sponsors correct qualification failures.
Pension laws also generalize regarding the fiduciary duties of plan sponsors, offering few specific guidelines about how to carry out these duties, and CPAs should not dictate what clients do in overseeing their plans.
Pat Baillie, copresident of the 27-year-old Albuquerque pride celebration, estimates that 30 sponsors will pay about 40% of the $36,000 budget for this year's party.
Members and gold sponsors extend complimentary invitations to potential members to attend a meeting.
For purposes of applying these rules, benefits provided to a sponsor may be disregarded if their aggregate FMV does not exceed 2% of the sponsor's total payment.
Leavenworth sponsors also host a picnic for their international guests which provides an old fashioned community welcome and an opportunity for them to informally socialize with all their sponsor families.
The other 90% of the sponsors are small sponsors that may only package one property at a time, and many of them only sponsor one property.
Proponents of stricter immigration controls are trying to use the courts to make public health officials collect medical fees from the sponsors of legal immigrants who can't pay their bills.
For a $3,500 annual fee, the legal community gains opportunities to sponsor relaxed cocktail hours.
is this year's Gold sponsor for both the northeast and the northwest IW celebratory luncheons.