backing vs patronage what difference

what is difference between backing and patronage

English

Etymology

back +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæk.ɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • Rhymes: -ækɪŋ

Noun

backing (countable and uncountable, plural backings)

  1. Support, especially financial.
    It’s a volunteer organization that works with backing from the city and a few grants.
  2. A liner or other material added behind or underneath.
    The cardboard backing gives the notebook a little extra stiffness.
  3. (television, film) A backdrop.
    • 2013, Gerald Millerson, TV Scenic Design (page 134)
      The simplest and cheapest answer is to introduce a scenic backing of some kind, a backdrop, a drape, some flats to restrict the shot and obscure whatever is outside.
  4. (music) Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer.
  5. The mounting of a horse or other animal.
  6. The action of putting something back; a switching into reverse.

Translations

Adjective

backing (not comparable)

  1. (music) Providing support for the main performer.

Verb

backing

  1. present participle of back

Anagrams

  • king cab


English

Etymology

From Middle English patronage, from Old French patronage (modern French patronage). Equivalent to patron +‎ -age.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɪtɹənɪd͡ʒ/

Noun

patronage (countable and uncountable, plural patronages)

  1. The act of providing approval and support; backing; championship.
  2. Customers collectively; clientele; business.
    Hyponym: ridership
  3. A communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient; condescension; disdain.
  4. (politics) Granting favours or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support.
    • 2015, Thomas J. Gradel, Dick Simpson, Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality, University of Illinois Press (→ISBN), page 117:
      Patronage, nepotism, cronyism, abuse of power, and criminal activity flourish, sometimes for decades, in numerous town halls, police stations, and special-purpose government agencies in the suburbs.
  5. Guardianship, as of a saint; tutelary care.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Addison to this entry?)
  6. The right of nomination to political office.
  7. (Britain, law) The right of presentation to church or ecclesiastical benefice; advowson.
    • {{RQ:Blackstone Comm|passage=Advowson is the right of presentation to a church, or ecclesiastical benefice. Advowson, advocatio, signifies the taking into protection; and therefore is synonymous with patronage

Translations

Verb

patronage (third-person singular simple present patronages, present participle patronaging, simple past and past participle patronaged)

  1. (transitive) To support by being a patron of.
  2. (transitive) To be a regular customer or client of; to patronize
    Synonyms: support, keep going

Dutch

Etymology

From patroon +‎ -age. Cf. English patronage, French patronage.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌpa.trɔˈnaː.ʒə/
  • Hyphenation: pat‧ro‧na‧ge
  • Rhymes: -aːʒə

Noun

patronage n (plural patronages)

  1. patronage (act of providing approval and support)
    Synonyms: beschermheerschap, patronaat

French

Etymology

patron +‎ -age

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pa.tʁɔ.naʒ/
  • Rhymes: -aʒ

Noun

patronage m (plural patronages)

  1. Patronage

Further reading

  • “patronage” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Middle English

Etymology

From Old French patronage; equivalent to patroun +‎ -age.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /patroːˈnaːdʒ(ə)/, /patruːˈnaːdʒ(ə)/, /paˈtroːnadʒ(ə)/, /paˈtruːnadʒ(ə)/

Noun

patronage (plural patronagis)

  1. The privilege of being able to choose ecclesiastical appointees; advowson.

Descendants

  • English: patronage

References

  • “patrōnāǧe, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-03-17.

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