backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)
the act of providing approval and support
"his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
fill-in, financial backing, relief, funding, financial support, backup, accompaniment, disdain, support, backup man, reliever, title, musical accompaniment, backing, condescension, trade, championship, mount, computer backup, business, stand-in, clientele, substitute
clientele, patronage, business(noun)
"they have an upper class clientele"
business concern, business sector, backing, clientele, backup, business organization, line of work, business enterprise, condescension, job, business organisation, byplay, stage business, commercial enterprise, line, trade, championship, disdain, occupation, business, concern
condescension, disdain, patronage(noun)
a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
(politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support
the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
"even before noon there was a considerable patronage"
support by being a patron of
patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going(verb)
be a regular customer or client of
"We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
digest, abide, buy at, tolerate, tide over, support, shop at, plunk for, hold up, endure, frequent, bridge over, back, stick out, fend for, patronise, run on, back up, keep going, put up, corroborate, endorse, stomach, defend, confirm, bear out, affirm, shop, subscribe, brook, indorse, suffer, stand, sustain, patronize, underpin, condescend, substantiate, hold, plump for, sponsor, bear
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To maintain the ascendancy of the Constitution over the lawmaking majority is the great and essential point on which the success of the [American] system must depend; unless that ascendancy can be preserved, the necessary consequence must be that the laws will supersede the Constitution; and, finally, the will of the Executive, by influence of its patronage, will supersede the laws ...
Businesses and restaurateurs have seen a steep decline in their patronage, we only have one case of the coronavirus here in LA.
I am ready to meet the Prime Minister of Israel any time in Washington under the patronage of President Trump.
A mix of populist appeal and strongman threats, sweetened with a dollop of political patronage.
Obama said. Obama even joked at one point that his administration may have been able to achieve more if it were legal to offer patronage, noting a this-for-that strategy was essential in passing some of America’s most historic legislation. See the Fox News 2016 battleground prediction map and make your own election projections. See Predictions Map Yeah, because then it was transactional, then it was ‘I’d like this, I need that,’ and one of the things that’s changed from the [Lyndon] Johnson era obviously is I don’t have a postmaster job. Shoot, not just Johnson’s age — [Abraham] Lincoln’s age. Good-government reforms have hamstrung an administration, which I think is for the most part for the best. Obama did not spend much time speaking about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign. But he traced the billionaire's political rise back to Sarah Palin’s selection as Sen. John McCain’s presidential running mate in 2008.
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