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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It was a Soviet client state. The emergence of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, which resorted to terrorism?
We must understand that Iran is a sovereign self-respecting nation and cannot be considered a client state, and its history of defending itself will help Pakistan in the future as well.
Acknowledging financial assistance from China, he rejected the impression that Pakistan had become a client state of China under the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
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Other than exploiting our strategic location and becoming a client state, no effort was made for economic revival.
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Pakistan can no longer perform role of client state willing to perform assigned tasks for other countries, when it is insecure from within and susceptible to terrorism financed by enemy countries who exploit loopholes within our border management and financial regulatory institutions.
Other agencies found creative ways to recognize IWD: DDB changed its name for the day to DDB&R in honor of the agency's first female copy chief, Phyllis Robinson, while McCann and client State Street Global Advisors erected a statue of a "fearless girl" in front of Wall Street's famous Charging Bull.
"Taken with the current , and very widespread perception in the region, of Israel as a client State armed by the United States, a further increase in the anti-American mood in the region, consequent support for paramilitaries such as alQaida is likely to be the longer term consequence of a war.
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