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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: patronage(0.01061 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to patronage.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.
2. Business custom. [Commercial Cant]
3. Guardianship, as of a saint; tutelary care. --Addison.
4. The right of nomination to political office; also, the
offices, contracts, honors, etc., which a public officer
may bestow by favor.
5. (Eng. Law) The right of presentation to church or
ecclesiastical benefice; advowson. --Blackstone.
Patronage \Pa"tron*age\, v. t.
To act as a patron of; to maintain; to defend. [Obs.] --Shak.