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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A regular customer; Someone who supports or champions something; The proprietor of an inn.

Usage examples (29)
  • No man's abilities are so remarkably shining as not to stand in need of a proper opportunity, a patron, and even the praises of a friend to recommend them to the notice...
  • Whether the jewels indicate Mary was their client or their patron is the more thorny issue.
  • If the Spanish word "patron" is foreign to you, the book I'm Ok, You're Ok demonstrates the point quite well.
  • Her political patron is an albatross right now/check. for more
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