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patronage

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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

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2 transactions or economic support provided by customers
  • he refuses to give his patronage to any corporation that is not socially conscious

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

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“Patronage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/patronage. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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