Definition of sponsorship in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspän(t)sərˌSHip/


1The position of being a sponsor: the company’s sponsorship of the tournament
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  • This is the first time Pierce has become involved in sponsorship with the club and St Michael's are very appreciative of his involvement.
  • The bank announced that, while sponsorship of the tournament itself is no longer suitable for the company, they do intend to maintain an interest in the game.
  • It blames TV advertisers for promoting sweets and fatty foods and schools for allowing vending machines tuck shops, sponsorship by food companies and high fat and sugar meals.
backing, support, promotion, patronage, subsidy, funding, financing, aid, financial assistance
1.1Financial support received from a sponsor: he has attracted more than $50,000 in sponsorship
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  • Organiser Michael Braund stresses it is not a race, but a leisurely walk, with the trophy going to the team that has raised the highest amount of sponsorship.
  • "It can be difficult for schools to find funding for these projects so we would be very grateful for any sponsorship."
  • His sponsorship is already up to £ 300 but he would like to raise at least £ 500, enough to fund one rescue flight.

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Syllabification: spon·sor·ship

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