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spon·sor

 (spŏn′sər)
n.
1. One who assumes responsibility for another person or a group during a period of instruction, apprenticeship, or probation.
2. One who vouches for the suitability of a candidate for admission, as to an organization.
3. A legislator who proposes and urges adoption of a bill.
4. Christianity One who presents a candidate for baptism or confirmation; a godparent.
5. One that finances a project, event, or organization directed by another person or group, such as a business enterprise that pays for radio or television programming in return for advertising time.
tr.v. spon·sored, spon·sor·ing, spon·sors
To act as a sponsor for.

[Late Latin spōnsor, sponsor in baptism, from Latin, surety, from spōnsus, past participle of spondēre, to pledge; see spend- in Indo-European roots.]

spon·so′ri·al (-sôr′ē-əl) adj.
spon′sor·ship′ n.

sponsored

(ˈspɒnsəd)
adj
denoting an activity organized to raise money for a charity in which sponsors agree to donate money on completion of the activity, or a specified period or amount of it, by participants: a sponsored walk.
Translations

sponsored

[ˈspɒnsərd] adj
sponsored walk → marche f (pour une œuvre caritative)

sponsored

adj (Brit: for charity etc) walk, silence etcgesponsert
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In addition, these sponsors receive a full-page ad in the Membership Directory and Chapter Newsletter recognition for the sponsoring month, as well as exclusive recognition at the sponsored event.
As many of the most likely candidates for acquisition--health-care entities and property/casualty companies--are mutuals, one type of acquisition likely to be attractive is the sponsored demutualization.
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Among the 105 International Officers from forty-one countries the Kalhorns sponsored, three were later inducted into the International Officer Hall of Fame: General Hagglund (Finland), Class of 1973; General Pucci (Italy), Class of 1974; and LTG Sunde (Norway), Class of 1974.
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