Nov
20
2013

client

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

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noun
definition 1:  one who pays for the services of another, esp. those of a lawyer or other professional.
example:  The lawyer met with her client to talk about their first day in court.
example:  That talent agency has several big stars as their clients.

definition 2:  a nation that is dependent on or under the patronage of another; client state.
example:  These countries were clients of the superpowers during the Cold War.

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Collocations:  Words often used in combination with the noun client (definition 1)

MODIFIER + client:    corporate ~ , business ~ , prospective ~ , potential ~ , commercial ~ , prestigious ~ , private ~ , overseas ~ , lawyer’s ~ , agency’s ~

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