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client

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈklaɪ.ənt/

client noun [C] (CUSTOMER)

B2 a customer or someone who receives services: Mr Black has been a client of this firm for many years. We always aim to give our clients personal attention.
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client noun [C] (COMPUTER)

a computer that is connected to a server (= large central computer) from which it gets information
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