Definition of Patronage:
support of a cause
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Sentence/Example of Patronage:
His patronage was therefore necessarily withdrawn from Mr. Gladstone.
The little friar, encouraged by this patronage, found his voice, and pleaded for mercy.
There was a wonderful air of benignity and patronage in his manner.
I am deeply obliged to you for your encouragement and patronage, but it was papa who asked for it.
These disappointments of her patronage were a sharp retort, and made me feel independent.
And there must be in it no touch of condescension, no shadow of patronage.
His manner was not entirely free from a suggestion of patronage.
Your lordship's patronage is the strength of my hopes; nor have I yet applied to anybody else.
I gave them any amount of patronage, and they turned on me and wanted me to pay for it.
I wished to remain, in the eyes of the public, deserving of its patronage.