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1. A roll of paper money.
2. Informal One's ready cash.
tr.v. bank·rolled, bank·roll·ing, bank·rolls Informal
To underwrite the expense of (a business venture, for example).
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1. a roll of currency notes
2. (Banking & Finance) the financial resources of a person, organization, etc
(tr) slang to provide the capital for; finance
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1. money in one's possession; monetary resources.v.t.
2. to finance.
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Past participle: bankrolled
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|Noun||1.||bankroll - 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"|
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
|Verb||1.||bankroll - provide with sufficient funds; finance; "Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?"|
fund - furnish money for; "The government funds basic research in many areas"
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vt (mainly US) (= finance) [+ person, organization, project] → financer
n (US) → financement m
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