Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being a sponsor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun State of being a sponsor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The state or practice of being a sponsor.
  • noun countable and uncountable The aid or support provided by a sponsor; backing or patronage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of sponsoring (either officially or financially)

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

sponsor +‎ -ship

Examples

  • England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland signed a combined £40m, three-and-a-half-year deal with Vauxhall for the title sponsorship rights to those national teams in January.

    Peter Kenyon waiting for the call for breakaway European league

  • “We opted against any of the title sponsorship offers we received and instead decided to form a new company to produce Champion System frames,” said Scott Kaylin, co-founder of Champion System.

    New Asia-based Team Champion System has big goals

  • It earns the majority of its revenue through a number of sources, including the sale of media rights for the matches, the title sponsorship of the tournament and licensing of merchandise.

    WSJIDEBATE: Should All Sports Go the IPL Way?

  • It earns the majority of its revenue through a number of sources, including the sale of media rights for the matches, the title sponsorship of the tournament and licensing of merchandise.

    WSJIDEBATE: Should All Sports Go the IPL Way?

  • It earns the majority of its revenue through a number of sources, including the sale of media rights for the matches, the title sponsorship of the tournament and licensing of merchandise.

    WSJIDEBATE: Should All Sports Go the IPL Way?

  • An RBS spokesperson told BBC Sport: We have been in discussion with the Six Nations Committee about the renewal of the title sponsorship and agreed to extend this through to 2013.

    RBS - Spending our money.

  • The TMZ posting on Tuesday, concerning the title sponsorship of last week's Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club near Los Angeles, read to me like a parody in the Onion of a local news outlet pouncing on a supposed outrage.

    No Entertaining, Please -- It's Golf

  • Katie recently announced the title sponsorship of her project by accounting software company bluQube¸ in the run up to her entry into the OSTAR this year.

    Sailors Katie Miller and Hannah Jenner join forces

  • Katie recently announced the title sponsorship of her project by accounting software company bluQube¸ in the run up to her entry into the OSTAR this year.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Mercedes-Benz, which has held the title sponsorship for a total of seven years, is also backing runway events in Miami, Los Angeles and Berlin.

    High Fashion Hits the Highway

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