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backer

Pronunciation: /ˈbækər; ˈbækə(r)/

Translation of backer in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (supporter) partidario, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 (sponsor) patrocinador, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The president and his backers insist that the opposition's relentless protests calling for reform have hurt the economy and have made implementing changes impossible.
    • While expanding a project's scope may seem like a good way to spend that extra money or attract additional backers, if you do not plan it out correctly, it can be a bad thing for your project.
    • His company attracted high-profile backers.
    1.3 (better) apostador, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • In this way, the backer enters into the traditional role of the gambler and the lawyer enters into the traditional role of the bookmaker.
    • Ante-post backers with the traditional High Street bookmakers were hit by the withdrawals of several horses with big chances.
    • This philosophy has not only made Dunstone popular with punters, it has made his early backers very rich.

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