Translation of patronize in Spanish:

patronize

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪtrənaɪz; ˈpæ-; ˈpætrənaɪz/

vt

  • 1 (condescend to) tratar con condescendencia
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    • Despite the superior and patronizing tone of his voice, there was a deep concern.
    • Removing responsibility from victims is not a kindness; it is patronizing and perpetuates the problem.
    • These last shots betray a sentimentality and patronizing attitude inherent in the film's setting.
  • 2 2.1 (frequent) [formal] [shop/hotel] ser* cliente de; [theater/cinema] frecuentar 2.2 (sponsor) patrocinar, auspiciar
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    • Opposite this building was the Alexandra Tea Room, at 18 Rissik Street, which Gandhi used to patronise and support financially, and where he promoted vegetarianism.
    • Is it really the type of organization you should be patronizing?
    • Members create, finance and patronize the cooperative.
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    • Some customers patronize the store every two or three months; some of the very top spenders come in three to five times a week.
    • In the ad, a father tries to explain to his son why no customers patronize the family restaurant, which mainly sells pork meat-ball soup.
    • People who do not travel into cities to work are much less likely to patronize restaurants, theatres and shops.

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