backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)
the act of providing approval and support
"his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
fill-in, financial backing, patronage, relief, funding, financial support, backup, accompaniment, disdain, support, backup man, reliever, title, musical accompaniment, backing, condescension, trade, championship, mount, computer backup, business, stand-in, clientele, substitute
clientele, patronage, business(noun)
"they have an upper class clientele"
business concern, business sector, patronage, backing, clientele, backup, business organization, line of work, business enterprise, condescension, job, business organisation, byplay, stage business, commercial enterprise, line, trade, championship, disdain, occupation, business, concern
condescension, disdain, patronage(noun)
a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
(politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support
the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
"even before noon there was a considerable patronage"
support by being a patron of
patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going(verb)
be a regular customer or client of
"We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
digest, abide, buy at, tolerate, tide over, support, shop at, plunk for, hold up, endure, frequent, bridge over, back, stick out, fend for, patronise, run on, back up, keep going, put up, corroborate, endorse, stomach, defend, confirm, bear out, affirm, shop, subscribe, brook, indorse, suffer, stand, sustain, patronize, underpin, condescend, substantiate, hold, plump for, patronage, sponsor, bear
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