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1‘the capacity of mature businesses to capitalize rapidly growing ventures’
finance, fund, underwrite, provide capital for, back, sponsor
North American bankroll
North American informal stake
‘an attempt by the opposition to capitalize on the government's embarrassment’
take advantage of, profit from, turn to account, make capital out of, make the most of, exploit, benefit from, put to advantage
strike while the iron is hot, make hay while the sun shines
cash in on
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