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patronage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of patronage

  1. 1 the financial support and general guidance for an undertaking <a symphony orchestra that had long relied upon the patronage of the city's moneyed old guard> Synonyms aegis (also egis), backing, auspice, sponsorshipRelated Words bankrolling, endowment, financing, funding, subsidy; encouragement, fosterage; aid, assistance, help

  2. 2 transactions or economic support provided by customers <he refuses to give his patronage to any corporation that is not socially conscious> Synonyms custom, businessRelated Words marketplace, trade, traffic; free trade; affairs, dealings, horse-trading; merchandising, retailing, wholesaling





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