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 patronise
      v 1: do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or
           client of [syn: patronize, shop, shop at, buy at,
            frequent, sponsor] [ant: boycott, boycott]
      2: assume sponsorship of [syn: sponsor, patronize]
      3: treat condescendingly [syn: patronize, condescend]
      4: be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this
         store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long
         as he could" [syn: patronize, patronage, support, keep
         going]