patronise

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Englisch - Englisch
To make oneself a regular customer of a business
To treat as inferior unduly, talk down to, treat condescendingly
To make a patron
{v} to support, protect, favor, aid
Treat as inferior unduly, talk down to, treat condescendingly
treat condescendingly
be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
assume sponsorship of
make a patron
{f} be arrogant, behave in a condescending manner; serve as a sponsor, serve as a benefactor; be a regular customer at a store or other business (also patronize)
do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
patronize
Treat as inferior unduly, talk down to, treat condescendingly
patronize
make a patron
patronize
To make oneself a regular customer of a business
patronize
to exercise an arrogant condescension toward
patronised
past of patronise
patronised
having patronage or clients; "street full of flourishing well-patronized shops"
patronising
present participle of patronise
patronising
(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
patronising
{s} arrogant, condescending, showing an aggressively superior manner (also patronizing)
patronize
Someone who patronizes artists, writers, or musicians supports them and gives them money. The Japanese Imperial family patronises the Japanese Art Association
patronize
assume sponsorship of
patronize
{f} be arrogant, behave in a condescending manner; serve as a sponsor, serve as a benefactor; be a regular customer at a store or other business (also patronise)
patronize
be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could" treat condescendingly do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
patronize
pat·ron·ize patronizes patronizing patronized in BRIT, also use patronise1. disapproval If someone patronizes you, they speak or behave towards you in a way which seems friendly, but which shows that they think they are superior to you in some way. Don't you patronize me! Cornelia often felt patronised by her tutors
patronize
treat condescendingly
patronize
To act as patron toward; to support; to countenance; to favor; to aid
patronize
treat condescendingly do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
patronize
To assume the air of a patron, or of a superior and protector, toward; used in an unfavorable sense; as, to patronize one's equals
patronize
If someone patronizes a place such as a pub, bar, or hotel, they are one of its customers. The ladies of Berne liked to patronize the Palace for tea and little cakes. = frequent
patronize
do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
patronize
be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
patronize
To trade with customarily; to frequent as a customer
patronise

    Silbentrennung

    pat·ron·ise

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    () From the Latin pater meaning "father", with the -ise suffix used to create the verb form.

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