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cli·ent

 (klī′ənt)
n.
1. The party for which professional services are rendered, as by an attorney.
2. A customer or patron: clients of the hotel.
3. A person using the services of a social services agency.
4. One that depends on the protection of another.
5. A client state.
6. Computers A computer or program that can download files for manipulation, run applications, or request application-based services from a file server.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin cliēns, client-, dependent, follower; see klei- in Indo-European roots.]

cli′ent·age (-ən-tĭj) n.
cli·en′tal (klī-ĕn′tl, klī′ən-) adj.
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client

(ˈklaɪənt)
n
1. a person, company, etc, that seeks the advice of a professional man or woman
2. (Commerce) a customer
3. (Social Welfare) a person who is registered with or receiving services or financial aid from a welfare agency
4. (Computer Science) computing a program or work station that requests data or information from a server
5. a person depending on another's patronage
[C14: from Latin cliēns retainer, dependant; related to Latin clīnāre to lean]
cliental adj
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cli•ent

(ˈklaɪ ənt)

n.
1. a person or group that uses the professional advice or services of a lawyer, accountant, architect, etc.
2. a person who is receiving the benefits, services, etc., of a social welfare agency, a government bureau, etc.
3. a customer.
4. anyone under the patronage of another; a dependent.
6. a workstation on a network that gains access to central data files, programs, and peripheral devices through a server.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin client-, s. of cliēns person seeking the protection or influence of someone powerful]
cli•en•tal (klaɪˈɛn tl, ˈklaɪ ən tl) adj.
cli′ent•less, adj.
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customer

client
1. 'customer'

A customer is someone who buys something, especially from a shop.

She's one of our regular customers.
2. 'client'

A client is a person or company that receives a service from a professional person or organization in return for payment.

A solicitor and his client were sitting at the next table.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.client - a person who seeks the advice of a lawyerclient - a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
case - a person requiring professional services; "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
attorney-client relation, lawyer-client relation - the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client
2.client - someone who pays for goods or servicesclient - someone who pays for goods or services
consumer - a person who uses goods or services
buyer, emptor, purchaser, vendee - a person who buys
guest - a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.
frequenter, patron - a regular customer
policyholder - a person who holds an insurance policy; usually, the client in whose name an insurance policy is written
shopper - someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
disburser, expender, spender - someone who spends money to purchase goods or services
reader, subscriber - someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
taker - one who accepts an offer
warrantee - a customer to whom a warrant or guarantee is given
john, trick - a prostitute's customer
business relation - a relation between different business enterprises
3.client - (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
computer network - (computer science) a network of computers
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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client

noun customer, consumer, buyer, patron, shopper, habitué, patient The company requires clients to pay substantial fees in advance.
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client

noun
One who buys goods or services:
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Translations
زَبُونزُبونمُوكّل
klientzákazník
klientkunde
asiakas
clientmaître d’ouvrage
klijentklijentica
ügyfélkliens
kaupandikúnniskjólstæîingurviðskiptavinurviîskiptavinur
依頼人
의뢰인
klientaiklientasklientūra
klientspastāvīgs pircējs/pasūtītājs
klient
stranka
klient
ลูกค้า
khách hàng

client

[ˈklaɪənt]
A. Ncliente/a m/f
my client (in court) → mi defendido
B. CPD client state N (Pol) → estado m satélite, estado m cliente
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client

[ˈklaɪənt] n [professional person] → client(e) m/fclient base nclientèle f régulière, fonds m de clientèle
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client

n
Kunde m, → Kundin f; (of solicitor)Klient(in) m(f); (of barrister)Mandant(in) m(f)
(US, receiving welfare) → Bezieher(in) m(f)
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client

[ˈklaɪənt] ncliente m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

client

(ˈklaiənt) noun
1. a person who receives professional advice from a lawyer, accountant etc.
2. a customer. That hairdresser is very popular with his clients.
clientèle (kliːonˈtel) noun
a group or type of clients. a bank's clientele.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

client

زَبُون klient klient Kunde πελάτης cliente asiakas client klijent cliente 依頼人 의뢰인 cliënt klient klient cliente клиент klient ลูกค้า müşteri khách hàng 客户
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