Patronize (संरक्षण करना)

Pronunciation :  पेट्रोनाइज़

Hindi Meaning :  संरक्षण करना, सहायता देना, आश्रय देना, प्रतिपालन करना

English Meaning : 
1. treat with an apparent kindness which betrays a feeling of superiority.
2. If someone patronizes you, they speak or behave towards you in a way which seems friendly, but which shows that they think they are superior to you in some way.


Example :
1. Don't you patronize me.
2. He often felt patronized by his tutors.
3. We will not patronize them by telling them what they already know.

Synonyms : cooperate, lend a hand, stand by, protect, guard, aid, help, redound, espouse, favor

Antonyms : be humble, contend, antagonize

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