from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The clients of a professional person or practice considered as a group.
- n. A body of customers or patrons: a restaurant's clientele.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The body or class of people who frequent an establishment or purchase a service, especially when considered as forming a more-or-less homogeneous group of clients in terms of values or habits.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The condition or position of a client; clientship.
- n. The clients or dependents of a nobleman of patron.
- n. The persons who make habitual use of the services of another person; one's clients, collectively
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition or relation of a client.
- n. Clients collectively.
- n. Interests of a client; patronage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. customers collectively
French clientèle, from Latin clientēla, clientship, from cliēns, client; see client.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French clientèle, ultimately from Latin cliēns (English client). (Wiktionary)