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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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