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  • nounsupport of a cause
  • nounbusiness done at an establishment
  • nouncondescension

synonyms for patronage

  • aegis
  • auspices
  • backing
  • encouragement
  • financing
  • sponsorship
  • subsidy
  • advocacy
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefaction
  • championship
  • grant
  • guardianship
  • help
  • promotion
  • protection
  • recommendation
  • support
  • toleration
  • disdain
  • civility
  • deference
  • patronizing
  • insolence
  • patronization
  • cronyism
  • deigning
  • sufferance
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antonyms for patronage

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  • attack
  • blockage
  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • harm
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • injury
  • obstruction
  • opposition
  • stop
  • antagonism
  • competition
  • detraction
  • humility
  • modesty
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How to use patronage in a sentence

Rather, the substance of national partisan conflict largely had to do with competing tariff policy visions and how best to exploit political spoils and patronage.
HOW MUCH LONGER CAN THIS ERA OF POLITICAL GRIDLOCK LAST?LEE DRUTMAN (DRUTMAN@NEWAMERICA.ORG)MARCH 4, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The palace spun the yanking of their patronages as something that must be done in accord with tradition, but stressed that there are no hard feelings.
PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN LOSE THEIR PATRONAGES, WON’T RETURN AS ‘WORKING ROYALS’WILLIAM BOOTH, KARLA ADAMFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meghan, a former TV actress, will also surrender her patronage of the National Theatre, bestowed to her by the queen, who herself had held the honor for 45 years.
PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN LOSE THEIR PATRONAGES, WON’T RETURN AS ‘WORKING ROYALS’WILLIAM BOOTH, KARLA ADAMFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While the spots in those guides still very much deserve patronage, it’s worth looking at the Honolulu restaurants that are surviving and even thriving during this trying year.
38 EXCITING WAYS TO EAT IN HONOLULU RIGHT NOWEATER STAFFDECEMBER 2, 2020EATER
Back at Glenaan Station in New Zealand, Allbirds’ place in the market relative to more well known brands takes a back seat to the fact that its patronage allows the shepherd who supplies its wool to make impressive capital improvements to his farm.
ALLBIRDS IS STEPPING UP FOR THE PLANET—BY TREADING LIGHTLY ON ITSHEILAMARIKARSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
He was a weaver in humble life till his self-acquired attainments attracted patronage.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Coldriver did not know there was such a thing as inviting patronage by skillful display.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
It is now a city of fifty thousand and dates its rise from the patronage of royalty a century and a half ago.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Mr. Nell, is an excellent man, and deserves the patronage of the public.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Notwithstanding her popularity and patronage, she died in France in great obscurity and penury.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PATRONAGE

  • auspices
  • backing
  • patronage
  • shelter
  • sponsorship
  • wing
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