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English definition of “patron”

patron

noun [C] (CUSTOMER)    /ˈpeɪ.trən/ formal
a person who uses a particular shop, restaurant, hotel, etc., especially regularly: Will patrons kindly note that this shop will be closed on 17 July . → Synonym customerPeople who buy thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs
(Definition of patron noun (CUSTOMER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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