Example sentences for: patronage

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

  • Siegel argues that funds from the federal Community Action Program, a neighborhood-based anti-poverty program, were used to buy peace from the black militants, allowing them to develop their own neighborhood-based patronage networks.

  • Would Michelangelo have been great without the patronage of the Medicis or the competitive edge induced by Leonardo?

  • Party entrepreneurs were often newspaper editors and postmasters, and postmasterships quickly became a staple of party patronage.

  • Naturally, Portugal got something out of it--a lowering of import tariffs on its products and some royal patronage.

  • However, his undemocratic attitude and predilection for political patronage are seen by many Palestinians as the ultimate root of the malfeasance.

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