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sponsor

Pronunciation: /ˈspɑːnsər; ˈspɒnsə(r)/

Translation of sponsor in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of program, show) patrocinador, (masculine, feminine); (of sporting event) patrocinador, (masculine, feminine), espónsor (masculine and feminine), sponsor (masculine and feminine); (for the arts) mecenas (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • For example, be a sponsor of a local art contest or an artist award.
    • The competition was such a positive experience because it was so well organized and because everyone involved - volunteers, sponsors - was excited about the event.
    • The Water Tower sponsors such events as art classes, auctions and a local film festival, in addition to housing gallery space for cutting-edge artworks.
    Example sentences
    • The broadcaster was one of those who lead the charge, using private money when the television sponsors refused to finance their programme.
    • The last thing the media want is something with any hint of reality, any threatening sound or sentiment that disturbs the cosy world of MTV, sponsors and commercial radio.
    • Would the sponsors and the television network be happy with do-overs?
    1.2 (for membership) you need two members to act as sponsors te tienen que presentar dos socios1.3 (of bill, motion) proponente (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Cooperatives can help bring stability, economic development and democracy according to a principal sponsor of the legislation.
    • The California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, the sponsor of this bill, states that hundreds, if not thousands, of people are affected annually by pesticide exposures.
    • Eventually, the lead sponsor of the bill, and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee testified to the Senate Agriculture Committee.
    1.4 [Religion/Religión] (male) padrino (masculine); (female) madrina (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Sir Walter's involvement as a sponsor for his own child would not have required his own adult baptism or re-baptism.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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