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  • n. Plural form of raiser.

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Examples

  • While the movie is great film, a favorite part of the film for me is that it includes Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes, and John Bradley – the three surviving flag raisers from the historical picture.

    World War 2 Fictional Films | myFiveBest

  • The goal of political fund raisers is making money.

    Think Progress » Desperate for Supporters, DeLay Turns to Stephen Colbert

  • Though the group describes itself as an independent grass-roots organization, it receives millions of dollars from the president's largest fund-raisers, is run by former Bush campaign aides and draws heavy support from a Republican lobbying and consulting firm in Washington.

    November 2005

  • Though the group describes itself as an independent grass-roots organization, it receives millions of dollars from the president’s largest fund-raisers, is run by former Bush campaign aides and draws heavy support from a Republican lobbying and consulting firm in Washington.

    Think Progress » Can Bush Be Trusted Again?

  • The half a dozen or so "raisers" in Tinseltown -- established Democratic figures such as Barbra Streisand, Haim Saban and Westwood One chairman Norm Pattiz -- are hardly exclusive in their support.

    Leading Man

  • Just as when some of these societies git to raisin 'money for the poor or for some new buildin' or something, and they divide their 'raisers' up in bands, the people who ask you for subscriptions fergit what it is for in their hurry to show that they raised more'n some other band. "

    Drusilla with a Million

  • Previously Voice of an Angel has arranged smaller fund-raisers and generated donations from friends and family.

    Teen Organizer Uses Gifts, Contacts to Aid Needy

  • California lawmakers passed a budget Wednesday that closed the state's $9.6 billion deficit with suspect accounting maneuvers and revenue raisers that violate the state constitution.

    California Budget Battle Inches Forward

  • A team of highly competent, wonderfully patient, extraordinarily devoted therapists have been supported by the very best management and the generosity of many fund-raisers.

    Michael Palin: Palin Opines on The King's Speech

  • While he knows most of the people involved are sincerely seeking the truth about relatives, he's also aware that mixed into the movement are kooks, wannabees and phony fund-raisers exploiting people's misery for profit.

    Barry Toll

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