antipatronage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ patronage

Adjective[edit]

antipatronage (not comparable)

  1. (politics) Opposing or seeking to prohibit political patronage
    • 1999 December 24, Ben Joravsky, “Looking Out For Number Two”, Chicago Reader:
      A series of antipatronage court rulings had loosened his hold over city workers; demographically, his ward was becoming more like a north lakefront district.