patronage

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Synonyms for patronage

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aid or support given by a patron

the commercial transactions of customers with a supplier

customers or patrons collectively

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the political appointments or jobs that are at the disposal of those in power

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the act of providing approval and support

customers collectively

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a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

(politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support

the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers

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support by being a patron of

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be a regular customer or client of

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A real observer cannot deny the cycle of political patronage.
Networking between politicians and biradari-based factional leaders developed during elections gives rise to the system of political patronage.
Sadr is urging PM Haider al-Abadi to move ahead with a plan announced more than six weeks ago to replace current ministers with unaffiliated technocrats in a bid to tackle systemic political patronage that has abetted graft.
Main reasons for its spread were political patronage and administrative incompetence.
Sadr is urging Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to move ahead with a plan announced more than six weeks ago to replace current ministers with unaffiliated technocrats in a bid to tackle systemic political patronage that has abetted graft.
The constitutional job security cover that the civil service had enjoyed until the early 1970s had rendered the officer cadre with immense discretionary powers, immune to accountability, and after they were deprived of this cover, they became even more unaccountable as they sought and got protection under a crass political patronage system.
The HoL is an anachronism in need of reform and many options have been proposed for changing membership selection from political patronage to various models of election/nomination.
Moreover, with President Museveni declining political capital meaning he has to rely ever more heavily on political patronage to retain control, fiscal indiscipline is likely to remain a salient risk well beyond next year's polls.
It will do away with a large slice of political patronage.
It's also Africa's largest oil producer and a major exporter of natural gas, yet much wealth has been squandered with regional political patronage.
Understanding all that, we were still disappointed to see the educational requirements for top officials in the State Treasurer's Office immediately reduced to the point that they could easily become the kind of political patronage jobs for which just about any well-connected politico is "qualified.
It will be a shame if his job becomes a political patronage position.
For far too long we have tolerated a culture of political patronage in hiring judicial staff,'' he said.
Noting that Sathasivam was the first former chief justice set to be appointed as governor, Congress wanted to know from the government whether it was moving to a system where "we expect judiciary to be committed to government for political patronage post retirement".
After all, the PML (N) too is no stranger to political patronage that indeed has over the time become a distinctive hallmark of our democratic order of whatever little credentials it is.