patronizing

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpætrənaɪzɪŋ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpeɪtrəˌnaɪzɪŋ, ˈpæ-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pātrə nī′zing, pa-)



From the verb patronize: (⇒ conjugate)
patronizing is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US & UK)

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Synonyms:
condescending, gracious, stooping, arrogant , priggish, holier than thou, domineerinng, haughty


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Sense: To trade with
Synonyms:
habituate, buy from, purchase from, shop with, buy , traffic with, frequent , do business with, trade with
Sense: To assume a condescending attitude
Synonyms:
talk down to, be overbearing, stoop , indulge, favor , snub , lord it over, condescend, disdain , humiliate

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