Example sentences for: patronage

How can you use “patronage” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Businessmen used the patronage of politicians to buy companies at fire sale prices.

  • If nothing is done, the House of Lords will persist as a patronage tool for whichever party happens to control the House of Commons.

  • Analysts credited the victory to a near-totalitarian patronage system.

  • Recent attendance patterns show that urban parks generate much better patronage than suburban ones or those in neither/nor locations.

  • Kanishka was a champion of the Mahayana (Great Vehicle) school, which attributed for the first time a quasi-divinity to Buddha; his active patronage of the arts led to the creation of the first bronze and stone sculptures of Buddha.

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