patron 中文 EN[ˈpeɪt.ɹən] US
- 名词 (Noun)PLpatronsSUF-tron
- One who protects or supports; a defender.
- A regular customer, as of a certain store or restaurant.
- This car park is for patrons only.
- A property owner who hires a contractor for construction works.
- An influential, wealthy person who supported an artist, craftsman, a scholar or a noble.
- (historical, Roman antiquity) A master who had freed his slave but still retained some paternal rights over him.
- An advocate or pleader.
- (Britain, ecclestiastical) One who has gift and disposition of a benefice.
- (nautical) A padrone.
- 动词 (Verb)SGpatronsPRpatroningPT, PPpatroned
- OBS To be a patron of; to patronize; to favour.
- The bartender Frisbeed a cardboard coaster to the patron at the end of the bar.
- There’s a communal slate table where patrons can sit and drink shade-grown coffee or eat a panino stuffed with Julia Hermosa’s locally grown arugula and Sprout Creek Farm cheese.
- 2006 Mike Huggins, Jack Williams, "Sport and the English, 1918-1939" George V, Edward VIII and George VI were all Patrons of the Rugby Union.
Meaning of patron for the defined word.
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困难度: 级别 2
容易 ➨ 困难
明确性: 级别 8
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- fr patron
- en patronage
- fr patronage
- en patronize
- en patronymic