English dictionary definition of:

patronage


Noun

  • the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
  • (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support
  • the act of providing approval and support
  • a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
  • customers collectively

Verb

  • be a regular customer or client of
  • support by being a patron of

Thesaurus

backing backup business championship clientele condescension disdain patronise British English spelling patronize American English spelling support trade

Scrabble score for patronage


Scrabble score = 12

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

generated at 11:15:24 on 15-10-19

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