patronage

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patronage /ˈpætrənɪʤ/ noun
patronage
/ˈpætrənɪʤ/
noun
Learner's definition of PATRONAGE
[noncount]
: money and support that is given to an artist, organization, etc.
chiefly US, somewhat formal : support that is given to a business, library, etc., by buying its goods or using its services
often disapproving : the power to give jobs or provide other help to people as a reward for their support
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