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patronage

noun [U]  /ˈpeɪ·trə·nɪdʒ, ˈpæ-/ us  
esp. disapproving the power to give someone an important job or advantages in exchange for help or support: New rules would minimize the effects of political patronage.
Translations of “patronage”
in Chinese (Traditional) 資助, 贊助,資助, 任命權…
in Chinese (Simplified) 资助, 赞助,资助, 任命权…
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