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patronage definition

  • noun:
    • The help or encouragement of a patron, as for an institution or cause.
    • help or encouragement proffered in a condescending fashion: Our small institution has actually eventually been considered worthy of the financial institution's patronage.
    • The trade directed at a commercial organization by its consumers: Shopkeepers thanked Christmas shoppers for their patronage.
    • clients or patrons considered as an organization; clientele: The grand old hotel has a loyal but demanding patronage.
    • the ability to distribute or appoint individuals to government or governmental roles.
    • The work of distributing or appointing individuals these types of jobs.
    • The positions therefore distributed or filled.
    • the ability to give an ecclesiastical benefice to a part for the clergy.
    • The act of supplying endorsement and assistance; backing; tournament.
    • Customers collectively; customers; company.
    • A communication that shows insufficient value by patronizing the recipient; condescension; disdain.
    • giving favours or offering agreements or making appointments to workplace in substitution for governmental help.
    • Special countenance or support; benefit, support, or aid, afforded to someone or a work
    • Business custom.
    • Guardianship, by a saint; tutelary care.
    • the proper of nomination to governmental workplace; in addition, the offices, agreements, awards, etc., which a public officer may bestow by favor.
    • Just The Right of presentation to church or ecclesiastical benefice; advowson.
    • the career of and/or aid afforded by a patron; the countenance or assistance of a patron or of clients: usually found in the feeling of countenance or benefit shown in a patronizing or superciliously condescending way.
    • Guardianship, at the time of a saint.
    • suitable of presentation to a church or ecclesiastical benefice.
    • The control over appointments to opportunities into the public-service; in addition, the offices therefore controlled.
    • In ancient Rome, the relation borne by a patron to his client. See patron, n., 1 )
    • (politics) granting favors or providing contracts or making appointments to office in substitution for governmental assistance
    • business directed at a commercial establishment by its consumers
    • the work of providing approval and support
    • a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the individual
    • clients collectively
  • verb:
    • to aid by being a patron of.
    • becoming an everyday consumer or client of; to patronize; to patronise; to guide; maintain going.
    • be a regular buyer or customer of
    • support when you are a patron of
  • verb-transitive:
    • to behave as a patron of; to steadfastly keep up; to defend.
  • others:
    • To patronize or help; preserve; make good.
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