client Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “client” - English Dictionary

"client" in American English

See all translations

clientnoun [C]

 us   /ˈklɑɪ·ənt/
a ​person who ​receivesservices, esp. from a ​lawyer or other ​person who gives ​advice: He’s a ​sportsagent and has a lot of ​basketballplayers as clients.
(Definition of client from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"client" in British English

See all translations

clientnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈklaɪ.ənt/
  • client noun [C] (CUSTOMER)

B2 a ​customer or someone who ​receivesservices: Mr ​Black has been a client of this ​firm for many ​years. We always ​aim to give ​our clients ​personalattention.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

(Definition of client from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"client" in Business English

See all translations

clientnoun [C]

uk   us   /klaɪənt/
COMMERCE someone who receives ​professionalservices 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 ​lawfirm for many ​years.a corporate/private/individual client Our specially ​trainedstaff can ​offercorporate clients on-site ​assessments and ​trainingworkshops. 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 ​buysgoods 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 ​centralcomputer) 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)
What is the pronunciation of client?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“client” in Business English

Word of the Day

carnival

(a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More