Definition of patronization in English:

patronization

(British patronisation)

noun

  • See patronize

    • ‘With such a patronization, publishers can price such journals at will, and still sell them.’
    • ‘She looks down at me, sympathetic with a hint of patronization.’
    • ‘This is a display of nauseating deference; a offensive patronization of the man matched only by his undeserved canonisation.’
    • ‘France, more so Paris, is known for appreciation and patronisation of finer things of life.’
    • ‘Jacob laughed quietly, the expression never changing from one of amused patronization.’

Pronunciation

patronization

/patrənʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/