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Spanish translation of “patron”


noun /ˈpeitrən/
a person who supports (often with money) an artist, musician, writer, form of art etc 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 His career began under the patronage of Thomas Cromwell. patronize /ˈpӕ-, (American) ˈpei-/ verb ( patronise) 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 He’s a nice fellow, but he does patronize his assistants. to visit (a shop, theatre, society etc) regularly That’s not a shop I patronize nowadays. patronizing adjective ( patronising) patronizingly adverb ( patronisingly)
altivamente, desdeñosamente, de forma paternalista
patron saint a saint who protects a particular person, group of people, country etc St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland.
(Definition of patron from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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