client state

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client state

n.
A country that is dependent on the economic or military support of a larger, more powerful country: "Each superpower continues to arm its client states" (C.L. Sulzberger).

cli′ent state`


n.
a country that is dependent on a richer or more powerful country for its political, economic, or military welfare.
Translations

client state

n (Pol) → Satellitenstaat m
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Her husband, King Prasutagus, had been a client king of the Romans, but on his death in AD 60 the territory of the Iceni was violently annexed.
Buying on behalf of a private client King Sturge negotiated the purchase of a newly constructed industrial unit at Willow Farm, Castle Donington.
The most dynamic commercial bank in the Dominican financial system, BANINTER offers its clients a greater variety of financial products than any other Caribbean bank, while providing a level of personal service that makes the client king.
Herod, whose situation as a client king of Roman imperial power was even more complex, nonetheless embodied in his person and in his policies the attempt of most Hellenistic sovereigns to preserve order in culturally disparate realms.
He rewarded his friends, eliminated his enemies, and secured his hold on the throne with such skill and acumen, that he became one of the most important and influential client kings in the Roman imperial system, and brought Judaea to its greatest economic and political prosperity.
McLeod considers the use of client kings as one example of a number of political and economic innovations that came about during the early phases of Scandinavian migration to England.
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