patronize

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Synonyms for patronize

talk down to

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be a customer or client of

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to act as a patron to

to treat in a superciliously indulgent manner

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assume sponsorship of

do one's shopping at

treat condescendingly

be a regular customer or client of

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On the occasion, the event's patroniser asserted that organising the race carries noble slogans in supporting charity work, affirming that it highlights the strong links between sports, social responsibilities and charity.
The entrepreneur's business area is usually filled up by patronisers mainly passers-by, residents of the area and others who find the delicacy satisfying.
The United State Government and some Strong Private Organizations were some of the strong patronisers and customers of the services of HBGary Federal.
He said the police is active against criminals and their patronisers under the command of SSP Nasir Aftab Pathan Khairpur and crackdowns against the criminal mafia was continuing.
In the wake of Africa's protestations against colonialism, therefore, the Africanists who staffed the departments of African Studies in the United Kingdom and elsewhere became strategic patronisers of African nationalism, often with the self- or post-colonial atonement as an undeclared benefit (Allpress, Kingdom, & Licata, 2010).