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Translation of "patron" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of patron from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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