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patronize or patronise (ˈpætrəˌnaɪz)
1.  to behave or treat in a condescending way
2.  (tr) to act as a patron or patroness by sponsoring or bringing trade to
patronise or patronise
'patronizer or patronise
'patroniser or patronise

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