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noun [countable]     patron pronunciation in American English
/ˈpeɪtrən/
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  1. 1
    formal someone who uses a particular restaurant, bar, or other business

    This parking lot is for the use of patrons only.

  2. 2
    someone who supports the work of writers, artists, musicians, etc. especially by giving them money
    patron of:

    He was an enthusiastic patron of the arts.

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