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Found 3 items, similar to patronage.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: patronage perlindungan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: patronage patronage n 1: the act of providing approval and support; “his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives” [syn: backing, backup, championship] 2: customers collectively; “they have an upper class clientele” [syn: clientele, business] 3: a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient [syn: condescension, disdain] 4: (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support 5: the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; “even before noon there was a considerable patronage” [syn: trade] v 1: support by being a patron of 2: be a regular customer or client of; “We patronize this store”; “Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could” [syn: patronize, patronise, support, keep going ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Patronage Patronage \Pa"tron*age\, n. [F. patronage. Cf. LL. patronaticum, and L. patronatus.] 1. Special countenance or support; favor, encouragement, or aid, afforded to a person or a work; as, the patronage of letters; patronage given to an author. [1913 Webster] 2. Business custom. [Commercial Cant] [1913 Webster] 3. Guardianship, as of a saint; tutelary care. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 4. The right of nomination to political office; also, the offices, contracts, honors, etc., which a public officer may bestow by favor. [1913 Webster] 5. (Eng. Law) The right of presentation to church or ecclesiastical benefice; advowson. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] Patronage \Pa"tron*age\, v. t. To act as a patron of; to maintain; to defend. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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