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support or favor given
The exact sense of patronage depends upon its context. For example::
  • "wants to increase federal patronage of the arts" — donations made to support an organization or person
  • "a political patronage appointee" — favors given such as political appointments or contracts given in return for political support
  • "rewards repeat patronage" — business from customers — especially recurring business
  • He had learned from Naphta that Settembrini was a Freemason—which made no less an impression on him than had the Italian's revelation of Naphta's Jesuit origins and patronage.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (21% in)

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