Definition of “clientele” - English Dictionary

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“clientele” in American English

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clientelenoun [ C ]

us /ˌklɑɪ·ənˈtel, ˌkli·ɑn-/

all the customers of a business when they are considered as a group

(Definition of “clientele” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“clientele” in Business English

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clientelenoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˌkliːɒnˈtel/ us COMMERCE, MARKETING

all the customers of a business considered as a group:

The beauty clinic, with its growing clientele, moved to its present site in 2008.
a mixed/diverse/wide clientele The pub attracts a mixed clientele of tourists, business people and locals.
a young/sophisticated/discerning clientele
He is a well-established insurance broker who serves a loyal clientele.

(Definition of “clientele” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)