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 ~