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bankroll

noun bank·roll \ ˈbaŋk-ˌrōl \
|Updated on: 20 Aug 2018

Definition of bankroll

: supply of money : funds

Examples of bankroll in a Sentence

  1. They started the business with a fairly small bankroll.

  2. my total bankroll right now is $2,000

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First Known Use of bankroll

1849

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bankroll

verb

Definition of bankroll

bankrolled; bankrolling; bankrolls
: to supply money for (a business, project, or person)

bankroller

noun

Examples of bankroll in a Sentence

  1. several corporations bankrolled the Broadway musical

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First Known Use of bankroll

1915

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BANKROLL Defined for English Language Learners

bankroll

Definition of bankroll for English Language Learners

  • : a supply of money


bankroll

Definition of bankroll for English Language Learners

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



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