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bankroll

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noun bank·roll \ˈbaŋk-ˌrōl\

Simple Definition of bankroll

  • : a supply of money

Full Definition of bankroll

  1. :  supply of money :  funds


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bankroll

verb bank·roll

Simple Definition of bankroll

  • : to supply money for (a business, project, person, etc.)

Full Definition of bankroll

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to supply money for (a business, project, or person)

bank·roll·er noun

Examples of bankroll

  1. <several corporations bankrolled the Broadway musical>



1928

First Known Use of bankroll

1928



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