266 - Patronize

Patronize : Verb

  1. [transitive, intransitive] patronize (somebody) (disapproving) to treat somebody in a way that seems friendly, but which shows that you think that they are not very intelligent, experienced, etc. (Oxford)
  2. [transitive] patronize something (formal) to be a regular customer of a shop, restaurant, etc. (Oxford)
  3. to speak to or behave towards someone as if they are stupid or not important (Cambridge)

‎سرپرستی کرنا / اعانت کرنا

Sentence (s)

  1. Some television programmes tend to patronize children. (Oxford)
  2. The club is patronized by students and locals alike. (Oxford)
  3. Stop patronizing me - I understand the play as well as you do. (Cambridge)