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sponsor
American English: /ˈspɑnsər/
British English: /ˈspɒnsə/

Translation of sponsor in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (of program, show)
    patrocinador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    (of sporting event)
    patrocinador, (-dora) (masculine, 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) See examples: you need two members to act as sponsors
    te tienen que presentar dos socios
    1.3 (of bill, motion)
    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) (male)
    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

  • 1.1 (promote)
    (program/event/festival)
    (research/expedition/studies)
    sponsored swim/walk (British English)
    (evento en el cual los participantes reciben donativos para una obra benéfica de acuerdo a la distancia recorrida)
    1.2
    (applicant/application)
    Example sentences
    • The Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art sponsored the art project and exhibited the photo in August.
    • He sponsors the project and watches the costs rocket to over a million above the original budget.
    • The project was sponsored by the US Government and cost more than $1,000,000.
    1.3 (bill/motion) (present)
    (support)
    Example sentences
    • A bipartisan coalition of some 50 members backs the House bill, sponsored by U.S. Reps.
    • Kaptur sponsored a bill in the House of Representatives to toughen the Agricultural Fair Practices Act, which protects farmers in bargaining groups from retribution.
    • Earlier this year, McCain and Joseph Lieberman sponsored a bipartisan bill calling for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
    Example sentences
    • Those businesses that don't host an artist will often sponsor the events.
    • The funny thing is, many sponsors just do not realize that they can get a lot more mileage sponsoring women's events.
    • We are delighted that KITT, manufacturers of quality equestrian products and safety items, are sponsoring these events.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.