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client

noun [C]
 
 
/klaɪənt/
COMMERCE someone who receives professional services from an organization: We offer a broad range of services to our clients.a client of sb/sth Mr Black has been a client of this law firm for many years.a corporate/private/individual client Our specially trained staff can offer corporate clients on-site assessments and training workshops. a valued/important/major client a new/prospective/potential client help/advise/represent a clientclient care/service/satisfaction We attribute our growth to our unwavering commitment to client service.
COMMERCE a customer who buys goods or services from a store, restaurant, etc.: The restaurant's lunchtime clients are mostly businesspeople.
IT a computer or piece of software or equipment that is connected to a server (= a large central computer) from which it gets information: email/Windows/web client Please type this address into your email client.
(Definition of client from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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