from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. patronizing behaviour or talk

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of patronizing; patronage; support.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of patronizing; patronage. Also spelled patronisation.


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