patrocinate

transitive verb
pa·​troc·​i·​nate | \ pə‧ˈträsəˌnāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of patrocinate

archaic

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Other Words from patrocinate

patrocination \ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈnāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for patrocinate

Latin patrocinatus, past participle of patrocinari, from patrocinium protection, defense, from patronus protector, defender

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“Patrocinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patrocinate. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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