Translation of patronage in Spanish:


clientela, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpætrənədʒ/ /ˈpeɪtrənədʒ/ /ˈpatr(ə)nɪdʒ/ /ˈpeɪtr(ə)nɪdʒ/

See Spanish definition of clientela


  • 1

    • 1.1(custom)

      clientela feminine
      • I need to prepare for a new chapter in my coffee shop patronage.
      • Immigration has enriched the range of restaurants, and restaurant patronage is rising.
      • At the time we were aboard, there was a small but well selected book collection, which included children's books, that attracted considerable patronage.
      • My own patronage of his shop has been steadfast over these 27 years since that initial purchase.
      • The rows of motorbikes parked in front of the toddy shop betrays its large patronage among the yuppie crowd.
      • The store, clearly overwhelmed with new customers, had a sign on the door that limited patronage to just 10 customers at a time.
      • Still, while many downtown galleries are challenged by their isolation, they still manage to attract a healthy patronage.
      • The loyalty scheme would reward only online customers for their patronage, persuading those who don't buy online to test the water.
      • Many restaurants were reluctant to participate in this study, believing it might interfere with customer patronage or employee service.
      • Its proven client patronage is clearly stronger than ever.
      • A picket outside the casino earlier this month attracted about 80 people and resulted in a loss of patronage.
      • Tom was a very hardworking person who worked the land and his haulage business enjoyed the patronage of a wide clientele over the years.
      • Loyalty programmes work on the basis of providing rewards to customers in return for their continuing patronage.
      • In these circumstances, the appropriate bus priority treatment may be analysed using the predicted traffic conditions and bus patronage levels.
      • But like all service industries, whether subsidised or not, its ultimate survival depends on patronage.
      • Casters and carvers depended on commercial patronage.
      • In order to encourage ongoing patronage of a particular store, loss-leaders tend to be products that consumers buy frequently.
      • Public transport patronage in Sydney and Melbourne more than quintupled between 1890 and 1930 but slumped in the 1930s.
      • The Transport Secretary also claimed there had been substantial increases in bus patronage, including in Leeds.
      • Instead patronage increased only at a rate of between 2 and 4 percent annually.

    • 1.2(sponsorship)

      patrocinio masculine
      auspicio masculine
      under the patronage of the Miller Corporation bajo / con el patrocinio de Miller Corporation
      • he is well known for his patronage of the arts es muy conocido por su mecenazgo
      • It enjoyed no government funding and no guarantee of private patronage.
      • Exploration, however, depended upon private patronage despite theorists imploring that maritime expansionism should be state-sponsored.
      • As an artist I rely upon the support and patronage of a public audience; I rely upon my words and images being seen as I created them.
      • But cooperatives also look to their members for necessary support, patronage and direction.
      • Your support and ongoing patronage is very much appreciated.
      • Private patronage was scarce and was dominated by expatriates and a small bourgeoisie.
      • Evidence of this philanthropic attitude can be seen all over this country in the very large number of Victorian public buildings built with private patronage.
      • The artists can get their funding the old fashioned way… through private patronage.
      • The West maintained a system of state, industrial, and private patronage.
      • That sort of sponsorship or patronage I should say, just goes way back.
      • But due to lack of finance and patronage, the students lost interest in the art.
      • Both encourage government patronage of the arts.
      • The aim is to encourage patronage, so that access is improved and road congestion and environmental impacts are reduced.
      • Of course, philanthropy and patronage have always played a primary role under capitalism, and even earlier.
      • Thank you for your continued patronage, input, and support.
      • The first exhibition devoted to the collection formed by the Queen Mother reflects her interest in and patronage of contemporary artists from the 1930s onwards.
      • Reed's generous patronage of contemporary American artists was exceptional in the early nineteenth century.
      • Poor patronage for the art had forced the artistes to take up alternative employment for a living.
      • He wanted to be taken seriously as a composer and attract the patronage of the powerful, but he also delighted in showing-off in front of audiences.
      • The social respectability of science attracted the patronage of wealthy and influential figures.
      • Without the patronage of readers like you at home, none of this would be possible.

  • 2

    influencia feminine
    • Imperial authorities also used their powers of patronage or appointment, the mechanisms of taxation, and the provision of public works, to the same end.
    • In the past the civil service was used as an employment office for political patronage.
    • Over-zealous political patronage, greed and power are behind the latest saga, no doubt.
    • The crowning reform in Britain in the 1850s was the abolition of appointment by political patronage in favour of competitive examination.
    • Ancient assemblies such as the House of Lords are predicated on men's power, patronage and personal dominion.
    • Two decisions, both reeking of political patronage, were most important in influencing the control of Australia's media.
    • She dominated the distribution of court patronage and her political influence increased as the years progressed.
    • He or she will also have considerable patronage in making appointments to groups.
    • At the same time its patronage and its power were greatly extended.
    • That's a tall order, especially without the kind of patronage the possibility of power provides.
    • In most states it is a one-time appointment, and a form of political patronage.
    • Leaders of other parties have powers of patronage and can select their own people in positions.
    • A cynical politician who believed in the power of patronage, he knew almost everyone of importance in Scotland and how to appeal to their self-interest.
    • Even though royalty no longer holds the power of life and death, they still hold the power of patronage.
    • The film highlights the immense power and patronage of the church.
    • Such cheating and corruption thrive due to political patronage and the complicity of the authorities who are supposed to protect the citizen's interests.
    • This degree of control over the inheritances and marriages of the wealthiest people in the kingdom meant that the king's powers of patronage were immense.
    • In return for common contributions, the subjects of all the kingdoms should have equal access to offices and patronage.
    • This belief was most evident in his use of royal patronage and in his appointments of councillors.
    • If he could not succeed himself, his whole political framework of support and patronage would be interrupted.