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Someone who supports or champions something. Also: Assume leadership of.

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Usage examples (41)
  • Many countries require that you have a sponsor before you move there permanently.
  • The senator announced that he would sponsor the health care plan
  • BMW of North America is also the title sponsor of the BMW
  • Sources did not comment on the title sponsor for the race.
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