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patronize

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  • v  assume sponsorship of
  • v  do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
  • v  treat condescendingly
  • v  be a regular customer or client of
    We patronize this store

  • With the sprouting of 'Baristas' and 'Cafe Days' all over, India Coffe House is not patronized by the intellectuals anymore.
  • In the centuries when Islam forged civilizations, men of wealth created pious foundations supporting universities and hospitals, and princes competed with one another to patronize .
  • Local purchases recirculate it, but patronize mega-chains or online retailers, he says, and "it flows out like a wound.
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