Translation of "patron" - English-Spanish dictionary

patron

noun uk /ˈpeɪ.trən/

a person or group that supports an activity or organization, especially by giving money

patrocinador, -ora
The Princess Royal is a well-known patron of several charities.

formal a person who uses a particular shop, restaurant, hotel, etc., especially regularly

cliente
Will patrons kindly note that this restaurant will be closed on 17 July .
→ Synonym customer

(Translation of “patron” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

patron

noun /ˈpeitrən/

a person who supports (often with money) an artist, musician, writer, form of art etc

mecenas
He’s a patron of the arts.

a (regular) customer of a shop etc

cliente habitual, parroquiano
The manager said that he knew all his patrons.
patronage /ˈpӕtrənidʒ, (American) ˈpei-/ noun

the support given by a patron

mecenazgo, patrocinio; enchufe (peyorativo)
His career began under the patronage of Thomas Cromwell.
patronize /ˈpӕ-, (American) ˈpei-/ verb ( (also patroniseBritish))

to behave towards (someone) in a way which is kind and friendly but which nevertheless shows that one thinks oneself to be more important, clever etc than that person

tratar con condescendencia
He’s a nice fellow, but he does patronize his assistants.

to visit (a shop, theatre/theater, society etc) regularly

frecuentar, ser cliente habitual (de)
That’s not a shop I patronize nowadays.
patronizing adjective ( (also patronisingBritish))

altivo, desdeñoso, paternalista
a patronizing attitude.
patronizingly adverb ( (also patronisinglyBritish))

altivamente, desdeñosamente, de forma paternalista
patron saint noun

a saint who protects a particular person, group of people, country etc

santo patrón, patrón
St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland.

(Translation of “patron” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)