(n.) One who binds himself to answer for another, and is responsible for his default; a surety.
(n.) One who at the baptism of an infant professore the christian faith in its name, and guarantees its religious education; a godfather or godmother.
(1) They also said no surplus that built up in the scheme, which runs at a £700m deficit, would be paid to any “sponsor or employer” under any circumstances.
(2) The conference was held from December 3 to 5, 1990 in the Washington, DC area and was sponsored by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, US Food and Drug Administration, Federation International Pharmaceutique, Health Protection Branch (Canada) and Association of Official Analytical Chemists.
(3) That’s why we’ve sponsored the World Cup globally for more than 20 years.
(4) The mentor's administrative or academic rank, rather than gender, was the chief determinant of sponsoring effectiveness.
(5) In the target areas, church and community members will sponsor health fairs and discussions of adolescent pregnancy at church and at parent-teacher association meetings.
(6) There followed a sponsors’ event at which Wayne Rooney , Ander Herrera and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were present, along with James Reigle, the club’s Asia Pacific managing director.
(7) Jonathan's party and the biggest opposition coalition have traded accusations about who is sponsoring and arming Boko Haram, but none have provided any proof.
(8) The research programme, sponsored by the National Research Council of Italy, was completed in 1988 and focused on (1) acquisition of technology by hospitals; (2) assessment of performance evaluation and preventive maintenance procedures for biomedical equipment; (3) cost analysis of high-technology health services; (4) analysis of clinical engineering activities in Italy.
(9) We tested nine (cadmium chloride, chloral hydrate, colchicine, diazepam, econazole nitrate, hydroquinone, pyrimethamine, thiabendazole, thimerosal) of the 10 known or suspected spindle poisons of the coordinated programme to study aneuploidy induction sponsored by the Commission of the European Communities using Saccharomyces cerevisiae D61.M (mitotic chromosomal malsegregation system).
(10) Karen Fletcher, Sheffield • So it's a "government sponsored scheme".
(11) It is hoped that international collaborative research studies such as that on the effect of differences in nutrition or diabetes control in children, between our clinic and the Valle Hebron Children Hospital in Barcelona (sponsored by the Child Health Foundation) will generate knowledge on how to prevent premature atherosclerosis in childhood diabetes.
(12) An economic evaluation of the self-help program was conducted from the perspective of the sponsoring HMO.
(13) We discuss the tasks and present data on financial planning, on putting financial plans into operation, and on monitoring progress toward financial independence for a set of ten demonstration projects sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
(14) While it is not a household name in the UK, its blue and green logo is familiar site on high streets across Asia and Africa and the bank sponsors Liverpool football club.
(15) Though the exercises have given the US a chance to vent its frustration at what appears to be state-sponsored espionage and theft on an industrial scale, China has been belligerent.
(16) This prompted an angry response from the bill's sponsors who accused opponents of using border security as an excuse to block any immigration reform.
(17) As a sponsor, they gain exclusivity in their sector," he said.
(18) This issue boils down to the question whether the ballot sponsors are more like citizens with strong policy views about a law (who normally cannot defend a law in federal court) or, instead, surrogate public officials who can act as the state for purposes of this lawsuit when the state itself refuses to do so (who would be permitted to defend the law).
(19) These data were the empirical basis for a clinical definition of AIDS in adults drafted in a Caracas, Venezuela, workshop sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization.
(20) By further tapping into the expertise of the independent sector – which has already resulted in many independent schools sponsoring or co-sponsoring state academies – he will say that England's state schools can become the best in the world.
(n.) One who underwrites his name to the conditions of an insurance policy, especially of a marine policy; an insurer.
(1) A new bill, to be published this week with the aim of turning it into law by next month, will allow the government to use Britain's low borrowing rates to guarantee the £40bn in infrastructure projects and £10bn for underwriting housing projects.
(2) The Hippocratic concept of preceptor education as an alternative has much to recommend it in replacing the present system, which underwrites the cost of student education through research grants and subsidies, but greatly neglects the continuing education of the practicing physician.
(3) Our presence underwrites the multi-use legacy of the stadium and our contribution alone will pay back more than the cost of building and converting the stadium over the course of our tenancy.” West Ham added in a later statement: “The worldwide draw of hosting the most popular and watched football league in the world in such an iconic venue will add value to any sponsorship and commercial agreements related to the stadium, which the public purse stands to further benefit from.
(4) A group of ex-miners appear to have been wooed by Osborne when he visited them ahead of a trip to the Thoresby colliery in Nottinghamshire earlier this month to announce the government would underwrite a fuel-benefit scheme.
(5) These insurers underwrite coverage for over 100 million people.
(6) What if the giant corporation such as IBM, Xerox, General Electric, General Motors, and so forth, established programs to underwrite the cost of long-term care?
(7) Efforts to reform the small group market include making insurance more available by restricting the use of medical underwriting to deny access, and compressing rates to make it more affordable for high-risk groups.
(8) He clearly does not want to bite the ministerial hand that feeds but admits changes introduced as part of the government's electricity market reform policy – such as contracts that underwrite the price of renewable and nuclear-generated power – has had a dampening effect on the market.
(9) Other Republicans have called on the administration to underwrite the $122bn start-up costs of 19 nuclear reactors, whose applications are now under review by the department of energy.
(10) She said she had attempted to get it covered but no underwriters were willing to offer insurance as there were only about 500 in the world and a suitable replacement would be likely to cost more than £30,000.
(11) "We've got to build more homes – that means changing the planning laws, and at the same time underwriting the purchase and the construction of homes – we're doing that.
(12) Axa's claims and underwriting director then became involved and, with some persuading from us, you and he had a conversation about the discrepancies in your two stories.
(13) He added that the three new risks were the US, where corporate debt underwriting standards were "weakening rapidly"; the possibility that a flood of cheap money from developed countries could de-stabilise emerging markets; and the dangers involved in unwinding prolonged monetary easing in America.
(14) The documents show that Chappell’s consortium, Retail Acquisitions, defaulted on a loan a week after buying BHS, leading to higher charges, and that his advisers explored the possibility of Green underwriting the professional fees he had to pay to buy BHS.
(15) Read more “The project has already used £37.4m of public money and the agreement to underwrite cancellation costs by the government could bring the bill to the taxpayer up to £46.4m,” the report said.
(16) As a temporary method of correction joint underwriting associations appear to be the most practical suggestion.
(17) Britain has contributed around £1bn to the European Financial Stability Mechanism (EFSM), but the funds have remained outside a scheme used to underwrite short-term loans to Greece following a deal between the UK and Brussels in 2010 stipulating that UK funds would only be used to protect the EU.
(18) And it could be a goldmine for insurance companies, able to find out everything they ever wanted to know about the risk they're underwriting.
(19) The increase from 1947-50 to 1961-5 in mortality during all episodes of ischaemic heart disease was the same in the doctors as in the male population of England and Wales at 45-54, but at 55-64 it was less.The results in the doctors are not due to alterations over the period in length of sickness absence, or underwriting policy, or of the nomenclature used on the certificates.Well-documented changes in the smoking habits of doctors may be partly responsible for what appears to have been a relatively favourable experience of ischaemic heart disease from 1947-50 to 1961-5, especially at ages 55-64.Incidence of duodenal ulcer at ages 35-64 declined steadily in this population of doctors from 1947-50 to 1961-5.
(20) In this paper I compute the actual and allowable normal underwriting profit rates in medical malpractice, as well as in other liability lines, for six large insurance companies.