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patron

noun   /ˈpeɪ.trən/
a person or group that supports an activity or organization, especially by giving money patrocinador, -ora The Princess Royal is a well-known patron of several charities.2333
formal a person who uses a particular shop, restaurant, hotel, etc., especially regularly cliente Will patrons kindly note that this restaurant will be closed on 17 July . →  Synonym customer 1430
(Definition of patron from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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