WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Patronage
PEY-trə-nij
Part of speech: noun
Origin: French, 14th century
1

The support given by a patron.

2

The regular business given to a store, restaurant, or public service by a person or group.

Examples of Patronage in a sentence

“He received enough patronage from the art gallery owner to be able to quit his day job and focus on painting.”

“I love to go out to eat, but I try to give my patronage to locally owned restaurants.”

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