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- The act of providing approval and support; backing; championship.
- His vigorous patronage of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives.
- Customers collectively; clientele; business.
- The restaurant had an upper class patronage.
- A communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient; condescension; disdain.
- (politics) Granting favours or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support.
- The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; trade.
- Even before noon there was a considerable patronage.
- The people who ride a form of transportation. Synonym of ridership.
the act of providing approval and support
customers collectively; clientele; business
a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
granting favours or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support
the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; trade
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- To support by being a patron of.
- To be a regular customer or client of; to patronize; to patronise; to support; to keep going.
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