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sponsor

1. a legislator who presents and supports a bill, motion, etc.
2. 
a. an authorized witness who makes the required promises on behalf of a person to be baptized and thereafter assumes responsibility for his Christian upbringing
b. a person who presents a candidate for confirmation

sponsor

[′spän·sər]
(communications)
The advertiser who pays part or all of the cost of a television or radio program.
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All sponsorship money raised, which is expected to be hundreds of pounds, will go directly to the local RSPCA Halifax and Huddersfield Centre, which is a self-funding branch of the National RSPCA responsible for raising their own funds within the local area.
Former IAAF president Lamine Diack dropped his support for Turkish city Istanbul after it did not pay sponsorship money of up to 5million dollars (PS3.
Saltburn Animal Rescue Association held its 20th New Year's Day Dip last week, which raised PS281 on the day, plus sponsorship money still to come
Increase in TV money was PS38m, extra sponsorship money PS8m, savings made on agents fees reported at PS3m - added together 38 + 8 + 3 gives PS49m more money.
Prizes were also given to the top three walkers, who collected the most sponsorship money.
For information on returning sponsorship money, or to make a donation, visit www.
It is said to have filed a formal complaint ahead of Tuesday's deadline, alleging the American and others defrauded the US Postal Service by failing to adhere to cycling's doping regulations while receiving sponsorship money.
Last year, a third of the women who took part in Race for Life didn't return any sponsorship money.
Keiran Boyes, 19, of Redland Avenue, Newcastle, was arrested on March 9 after calling at a house in Jesmond under the pretence of collecting sponsorship money for a children''s charity.
SMILES all round as Chepstow's Welsh National winner Le Beau Bai keeps some of Coral's sponsorship money in the trade.
Registration is pounds 10 per person and all sponsorship money goes to the Grace Research Fund which funds research into the causes of premature births.
A lack of sponsorship money has resulted in work grinding to a halt, delays in last month's payroll and several members of the workforce quitting, leaving just 60 on hand.