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    patronize

    patronize - Dictionary definition and meaning for word patronize

    Definition
    (verb) assume sponsorship of
    Synonyms : patronise , sponsor
    Definition
    (verb) do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    Synonyms : buy at , frequent , patronise , shop , shop at , sponsor
    Definition
    (verb) treat condescendingly
    Synonyms : condescend , patronise
    Definition
    (verb) be a regular customer or client of
    Example Sentence
    • We patronize this store
    • Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for patronize

PATRO(father)+NIZE(nice)....we get NICE SUPPORT from our FATHER

If u remember Patronus--from latin it will give u a lot of words like patriarch (Patri+ arch: ruled by father or eldest male) well you father is giving u regular pat (encouragement)

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