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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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It is stated that Turkey lost LD's (Lamine Diack) support because they did not pay sponsorship moneys of 4million to 5million dollars either to the Diamond League or IAAF.
If you raise more than pounds 50 per person or pounds 200 per team, you can have your registration fee reimbursed simply by taking it out of the sponsorship money before sending it in.
My view is that had the concert gone ahead we would have provided the sponsorship money.
But with the hundreds not handing in their sponsorship money, it means the charity is missing out on possibly up to PS100,000 from the event.
There will be prizes for the top three walkers who have collected the most sponsorship money as well as other awards on the day.
The sisters, who ran with Lou's 15-year-old daughter Abbie, called on other fundraisers who took part to send back the sponsorship money so the vital cash can go towards research projects.
Prizes will be awarded to the dog and owner who raises the most sponsorship money and for the first four to cross the finish line.
Sponsorship money is still coming in, but in 2010 the ride raised pounds 31,000.
I AM urging everyone who took part in Tesco and Cancer Research UK's Race for Life events across the North East to make every step count, by returning their sponsorship money as soon as possible.
With added sponsorship money each runner tonight will be guaranteed pounds 40 run money, while race winners will get pounds 100.
Some pounds 500 of sponsorship money was raised, with pupils writing letters as part of their English lessons to local businesses to ask for their support.
It is hoped the sponsorship money will be forwarded by October 5, according to the organisers.