Synonyms of patronage in English:

patronage


See definition of patronage

noun

1‘art patronage does not come cheap’

SYNONYMS

sponsorship, backing, funding, financing, philanthropy, promotion, furtherance, help, aid, assistance, support, guaranty, encouragement, championship, advocacy, defence, protection, guardianship, aegis, auspices

2‘the abuse of political patronage’

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power of appointment, right of appointment, favouritism, nepotism, partisanship, partiality, preferential treatment

the old boy network

3‘that form of address implies slight patronage’

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condescension, patronizing, deigning, stooping, disdain, disrespect, scorn, contempt, mockery

snobbery, snobbishness

rare patronization

4‘bus patronage was declining’

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custom, trade, business, commerce, trafficking

shopping, buying, purchasing