“An unequal system of exchanging resources and favours often based on an exploitative relationship between a wealthier and/or more powerful ‘patron’ and a less wealthy and weaker ‘client’”.
Anti-Corruption Glossary (Transparency International). Also see: The Anti-Corruption Plain Language Guide. (2009). Transparency International, https://www.transparency.org/glossary/
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