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patronnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpeɪ.trən/ us   /ˈpeɪ.trən/
(Definition of patron from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"patron" in American English

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patronnoun [C]

us   /ˈpeɪ·trən/
  • patron noun [C] (SUPPORTER)

a person or group that gives money or support to a person, an activity, or an organization: Auchincloss is a longtime patron of the arts.
  • patron noun [C] (CUSTOMER)

a customer of a store, restaurant, hotel, etc., esp. a regular customer
(Definition of patron from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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patronnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpeɪtrən/ us  
formal COMMERCE someone who uses a particular shop, restaurant, hotel, etc., especially regularly: This car park is for patrons only.
a person or company that supports an activity or a public organization, especially by giving money: arts patron/patron of the arts The company has been a longtime patron of the arts.
(Definition of patron from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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