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1 a person who buys a product or uses a service from a business
  • a restaurant patron

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2 a person who takes the responsibility for some other person or thing
  • the wealthy philanthropist is one of the city's most generous patrons of its symphony orchestra

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3 one that helps another with gifts or money
  • the patron for the museum's current blockbuster is the city's biggest banking institution

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The first known use of patron was in the 14th century

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“Patron.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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