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underwrite

verb

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to provide money for
  • a university willing to underwrite an archaeological expedition

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The first known use of underwrite was in the 14th century

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“Underwrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/underwrite. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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