Synonyms of 'patronage'
the support or custom given by a patronCharles II set about reviving royal patronage of the arts.
They are prepared to resort to violence in support of their views.
dedicated to the promotion of new ideas and research
She brought her action with the financial backing of the BBC.
Thanks very much for your help.
He was forced to turn to his former enemy for aid.
He's been operating the shop with the assistance of volunteers.
The encouragement of trade will benefit the process of economic reform.
the leadership's espousal of the causes of reform and nationalism
a system based on corruption and political patronage
a condescending mannerexuding all the patronage that was to be expected from a descendant of doges
the support or custom given by a patronI am withdrawing my patronage from your hotel.
Providing discounts is not the only way to win custom.
young people seeking a career in business
The ministry has control over every aspect of foreign trade.
traffic in illicit drugs
They have made their fortunes from industry and commerce.
This pub has a mixed clientele.
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in the sense of aid
money, equipment, or services provided for people in needHe was forced to turn to his former enemy for aid.
in the sense of assistance
help or supportHe's been operating the shop with the assistance of volunteers.
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