[ UK /bˈæŋkɹə‍ʊl/ ]
[ US /ˈbæŋˌkɹoʊɫ/ ]
  1. provide with sufficient funds; finance
    Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?
  1. a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
    he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag
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How To Use bankroll In A Sentence

  • Mr Smith said the department's own funds, which have bankrolled major improvements in the naval service, had been well tapped and it was now time to explore new ways of funding.
  • Here was a man seemingly prepared to bankroll them on the sweetest of terms. Times, Sunday Times
  • Bankrolled by an allowance from a rich uncle, she finds all of those as she takes small acting roles and moves from cafés and nightclubs in Montparnasse to a villa near Biarritz. 2009 December 07 « One-Minute Book Reviews
  • I guess that proves he’s an impostor, or that public funding is worse than the bankroll from the utilities. Waldo Jaquith - Patrick Michaels: appointed by…nobody?
  • Any concerns about giving up that kind of bankroll at this point in your career?
  • Small companies often have to bankroll big projects - it's scary. Times, Sunday Times
  • Highlights -- Epstein agrees ads will never "bankroll" console game development, but believes the potential in online gaming is just beginning to be tapped. Archive 2008-02-01
  • No studio, thus far, has bankrolled a big production about good old association football.
  • Most elderly residents were bankrolled by local authorities, offering private-sector operators a steady stream of income from the taxpayer. Southern Cross's incurably flawed business model let down the vulnerable
  • Playing within your bankroll is a key to poker success. Poker Player Newspaper Online
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