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One entry found for patronize.
Main Entry: pa·tron·ize
Pronunciation: primarystresspamacr-trschwa-secondarystressnimacrz, primarystresspa-
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -ized; -iz·ing
1 : to act as a patron to or of : give aid or support to <patronize the arts>
2 : to act as if one were better than
3 : to be a patron of <patronize a store> <patronize the library>
- pa·tron·iz·ing·ly /-secondarystressnimacr-zieng-lemacron/ adverb

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