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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Assumed financial responsibility for; Guaranteed against failure; Also: Inscribed something below.

Usage examples (32)
  • Verb (used with object) : Wealthy music lovers underwrote the experimental concerts
  • In a speech earlier this week, Giorgio Armani – whose label underwrote the exhibit – remarked on the inventiveness of these fashion designers.
  • I wanted to go off and live in London when I was 20 years old, so he kind of underwrote the whole experience and paid for the rent and paid for me to go.
  • It was disclosed in the prospectus that you underwrote. for more
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