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Spanish translation of “patron”

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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