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client statenoun [C]

uk   us  
a country that gets support and protection from another larger and more powerful country
Translations of “client state”
in Chinese (Traditional) (依賴強國的)附屬國,附庸國…
in Chinese (Simplified) (依赖强国的)附属国,附庸国…
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