client vs customer

client customer


  • 1) computing The role of a computer application or system that requests and/or consumes the services provided by another having the role of server.
  • 2) Person who receives help or advice from a professional person (ex. a lawyer, an accountant, a social worker, a psychiatrist, etc).
  • 3) A customer, a buyer or receiver of goods or services.
  • 4) law A person who employs or retains an attorney to represent him or her in any legal matter, or one who merely divulges confidential matters to an attorney while pursuing professional assistance without subsequently retaining the attorney.
  • 5) Computers A computer or program that can download files for manipulation, run applications, or request application-based services from a file server.
  • 6) One that depends on the protection of another.
  • 7) The party for which professional services are rendered, as by an attorney.
  • 8) A person using the services of a social services agency.
  • 9) A client state.
  • 10) A customer or patron.
  • 11) (Law) One who consults a legal adviser, or submits his cause to his management.
  • 12) A dependent; one under the protection of another.
  • 13) (Rom. Antiq.) A citizen who put himself under the protection of a man of distinction and influence, who was called his patron.
  • 14) a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • 15) In Roman antiquity, a person who was under the guardianship and protection of another of superior rank and influence, called his patron.
  • 16) One who puts a particular interest into the care and management of another; specifically, one who applies to a lawyer for advice and direction in a question of law, or commits his cause or his legal interests in general to a lawyer's management.
  • 17) In a general sense, one who lives under the patronage of, or whose interests are represented by, another.
  • 18) In the middle ages, any follower of a noble or knight; an inferior soldier, mounted or on foot; a vassal.


  • 1) A patron; one who purchases or receives a product or service from a business or merchant, or intends to do so.
  • 2) informal A person, especially one engaging in some sort of interaction with others.
  • 3) Informal An individual with whom one must deal.
  • 4) One that buys goods or services, as from a store or business.
  • 5) colloq. A peculiar person; -- in an indefinite sense.
  • 6) obsolete A lewd woman.
  • 7) One who regularly or repeatedly makes purchases of a trader; a purchaser; a buyer.
  • 8) A person with whom a business house has dealings.
  • 9) obsolete One who collect customs; a toll gatherer.
  • 10) someone who pays for goods or services
  • 11) Any one with whom a person has to deal; especially, one with whom dealing is difficult or disagreeable; hence, a fellow: as, a queer customer; a rough customer.
  • 12) One who has special customs, as of the country or city.
  • 13) One who purchases goods or a supply for any current need from another; a purchaser; a buyer; a patron, as of a house of entertainment.
  • 14) A collector of customs; a toll-gatherer; a tax-gatherer.
  • 15) Made to the order of or for a customer; specially ordered by a customer and made for him: opposed to ready-made, or made for the market generally: as, customer work.
  • 16) Being a customer or customers; purchasing; buying.


  • 1) We have clients who return to us but they are rarely returning for the same products.
  • 2) The judges said this was an impressive innovation that ensures all parties gain from the system, including solicitors, clients and the insurance companies.
  • 3) Matching is the most important advice I give clients, but it is surprising how often people forget it.
  • 4) Some employ unscrupulous or illegal tactics to get the information that their clients want.
  • 5) The reward for the technicians is to see their clients return with medals.
  • 6) This is where client service meets international ambitions.
  • 7) What the carer is paid is so much less than the client has to pay.
  • 8) Solicitors are encouraging clients to lie about their lawyers.
  • 9) The organization vets clients and provides counseling services.
  • 10) The circumstances were so unusual the woman said he may have been a client.
  • 11) One is to maximise returns for their clients and their shareholders.
  • 12) Barclays offers two banking services for wealthier clients.
  • 13) Most clients will pay more as a result of the change.
  • 14) Many claims were made by former clients of the solicitor.
  • 15) My advice to the client is always to tell me what they can afford to lose.
  • 16) After his arrest he told cops he was speaking to the man as a client.
  • 17) Most clients pay for an hour but one or two pay for longer.
  • 18) The employee is representing the business and his actions may have a negative effect on how your clients perceive the company.
  • 19) It is further alleged that his new company used that information to poach clients from Foxtons.
  • 20) Normally responsibility for designing the firm's questions will lie with the client company.
  • 21) To provide specialist expertise and wider knowledge not available within the client organization Second.
  • 22) The legal aid funds are meant to be returned from the client's winning damages.
  • 23) A client company might want new computers and telephones dispatched in a hurry.
  • 24) His primary concerns were the safety of the agency 's vulnerable clients and the potential impact of negative publicity.
  • 25) It makes it harder for the provider but that's all part of the negotiation between the client and the agency.
  • 26) Experts say that the approach is flawed because it allows tax havens to judge for themselves when they should have to supply information on their clients.
  • 27) I never wanted to say the word client in my life, so I went into TV.
  • 28) My main client is American Express, so I have to keep up on the consumer loan market in México, such as it is.
  • 29) ‘It is only by maintaining their independence and professional distance from their clients that lawyers can carry out their proper role.’
  • 30) ‘His client list includes many professional sports and entertainment notables.’
  • 31) ‘It employs over 1,000 dedicated professionals and services a client base of over half a million customers.’
  • 32) ‘It would transform the role of the lawyer - sometimes leading him to say no to a client when a client-centered lawyer would say yes.’
  • 33) ‘It then found the Audit office had no jurisdiction because it was private business between a lawyer and his client and did not involve public money.’
  • 34) ‘This year, he says, the buy includes 10 Organic clients worldwide.’
  • 35) ‘The standard was created to provide an industry benchmark to ensure clients receive a professional, high-quality service.’
  • 36) ‘This service will allow clients to include corporate and branding styles within their presentations.’
  • 37) ‘As a practical matter, business lawyers advise clients on out-of-state law all the time - they just do it from afar.’
  • 38) ‘As well as attending regular meetings during the year, the professionals each invite clients to a Christmas lunch.’
  • 39) ‘Made, however, didn't specify exactly which media organizations his client would be reporting to police.’
  • 40) ‘The company, which is based in Bolton, has a number of corporate clients and professionals including doctors, and dentists.’
  • 41) ‘The three lawyers and the clients were doing all the talking and I knew that Professor Sutherland wasn't going to ask me questions.’
  • 42) ‘I resent that as a defense lawyer; my clients resent it.’
  • 43) ‘Both of the lawyers say that their clients broke no laws.’
  • 44) ‘However, one of the lawyer's clients took a High Court challenge in Britain after a prison governor refused to allow a private meeting.’
  • 45) ‘What makes this territory unique is, as with any small town, the ongoing contact between lawyers and clients outside office hours.’
  • 46) ‘But defence lawyers say their clients only wanted to observe Colombia's now defunct peace process.’
  • 47) ‘And it has been a great experience and we have been working with great lawyers and great clients.’
  • 48) ‘He did an excellent job as a lawyer defending his client, poking holes in the prosecution's case, exactly what a defense attorney should do.’
  • 49) ‘The result is a cultural competency whose previous absence hindered the chances of success for First Nations clients of social services.’
  • 50) ‘We will be looking to give priority to the more vulnerable members of society, particularly in residential care homes and social services clients.’
  • 51) ‘Of social services clients contacted during the first three months, two thirds were found not to be claiming all the benefits they should be having.’
  • 52) ‘The aims of the day were to promote services and enable referrals to take place between relevant service providers and to reflect on how services deal with clients.’
  • 53) ‘The Community Transport chairman says the name is particularly fitting because that vehicle will be used by the council's Social Services clients.’
  • 54) ‘At this time I also worked on a casual basis in a rural hospital where I dealt with the medical/geriatric clients from that community.’
  • 55) ‘The nonparticipants were clients of local social service agencies or friends of those who had participated in A Journey Toward Womanhood.’
  • 56) ‘For instance, staff in social services offices often have to deal with clients with low personal hygiene.’
  • 57) ‘I was actually relieved to be a Support Worker again as I didn't have so many different clients to deal with and I had more time to build up proper relationships with them.’
  • 58) ‘The withdrawal of Vertex from the call centre means potential clients are now dealing solely with Manpower, which makes for a more straightforward arrangement.’
  • 59) ‘When I met them I thought they were like clients of social workers, and a couple of years ago social services became involved with them due to child-care concerns.’
  • 60) ‘A sister on the ward reports that they have to deal with abusive clients every day.’
  • 61) ‘A spokesman for the clinic, one of a series run by the charity Phoenix House across Britain, said clients had enough to deal with without distraction from the media.’
  • 62) ‘In that time over 5000 clients, mainly dealing with alcohol addiction, have passed through the doors of Aiseirí.’
  • 63) ‘People dealing with foodbank clients report that rent is the single most frequently mentioned reason for seeking help.’
  • 64) ‘Osorio seems to have empathy for all parties - clients, social workers and judges.’
  • 65) ‘Police and housing associations will refer cases to the service, which is a charity, and can also deal with clients who come to them directly.’
  • 66) ‘Shy clients rank threatening social situations, then master the list item by item.’
  • 67) ‘Before treatment, Gillian carries out a careful medical consultation with clients.’
  • 68) ‘The healer should work in co-operation with other health care professionals, including the client's doctor.’
  • 69) ‘Users and even integrators will disagree with where lines are drawn between PCs, servers, thin clients, and workstations.’
  • 70) ‘Over the years, Lotus has provided developers with tools for quickly and easily building applications that run across networks of clients and servers.’
  • 71) ‘The computers that run the applications - the clients and servers - are at the edge of the network.’
  • 72) ‘Should the client, the application server, or the database management system perform this processing?’
  • 73) ‘The company's killer product could be the GoodInfo system, an application server for delivering the information to a wireless client.’
  • 74) ‘This could be your web server, a desktop computer running a database client application, or both.’
  • 75) ‘This indirect access enables the client program to gain access to the data in a database that it would not otherwise be able to access.’
  • 76) ‘In Figure 2, the user interactively queries a client application on a PDA that contains a list of stocks in a portfolio.’
  • 77) ‘An integrated dynamic firewall limits access to the client / server applications on a per-user basis.’
  • 78) ‘Added to this is an optional client / server application that allows a service provider to control it remotely.’
  • 79) ‘In ancient Rome clients were plebeians who were bound in a subservient relationship with their patrician patron.’
  • 80) ‘He took no active part in the opposition to the Roman invasion of AD43 and was subsequently made a client of Rome.’
  • 81) ‘Trollope is not only recalling the Roman patron/client relationship but also asserting how Fothergill is socially below and subservient to Palliser.’


  • 1) They're taught enough Latin and Anglo-Saxon to say hello and ask any potential customer if they speak either language.
  • 2) Caldere eyed him coldly then crossed to the other end of the counter to serve another customer.
  • 3) My daughter's been telling me about you, she says you're the nicest customer she's ever waited on.
  • 4) The cashier's newspaper was pinned beneath a half-eaten, browning apple on the counter at her side, awaiting the next customer lull.
  • 5) If so, we have to use SQL clause to filter the records, then put them into the seperate charts one by one. customer = @customer
  • 6) The middle of the twentieth century also saw the first incarnations of the term customer service, as businesses started to answer customers questions and take orders by phone.
  • 7) By the end of the 1980s, the term customer service had become a part of our everyday lexicon.
  • 8) Im proud to work for a company that takes the term customer service so literally.
  • 9) The UK television industry's main customer is still the US, where British formats including American Idol (from Pop Idol) and Dancing with the Stars – the US version of Strictly Come Dancing – continue to pull in massive audiences.
  • 10) One manager sent me an email chastising me for using the term customer internally.
  • 11) Our corporate policy is to use the term customer when referring to internal customers.
  • 12) * Pause in the Story* •   The term customer going forward can also represent a   
  • 13) Her responsibilities are now handled by Rob Bacon who will take the title customer and employee brand director when he joins later this year from Carphone Warehouse.
  • 14) ‘There are some welcome concessions over pay for our customer service colleagues.’
  • 15) ‘This service allows customers to book flights and hotel rooms in the same purchase.’
  • 16) ‘Employers can access funding to improve the customer service skills of their workers.’
  • 17) ‘Place decisions refer to the ease of access which potential customers have to a service.’
  • 18) ‘Management has told customers that delays in service are due to staff training days.’
  • 19) ‘This may look like a recessionary move, but it is actually a canny service to customers.’
  • 20) ‘If we do not try to find a need and try to sell the customer a new service then we are disciplined.’
  • 21) ‘In a digital scenario, customers cost nothing to service but much to obtain and retain.’
  • 22) ‘It would be easy to make these cuts by diminishing the service we give customers.’
  • 23) ‘It is essential to maintain a water service in which customers can have confidence.’
  • 24) ‘There is a need for us to continuously upgrade the quality of service we give to customers.’
  • 25) ‘I have lost business and my regular customers are going to have nowhere nearby to go.’
  • 26) ‘Kinner also believes that the company can improve its service to fleet customers.’
  • 27) ‘The court found that a takeover would not harm customers buying business software.’
  • 28) ‘I want to do more and more business with my customers in the area of communications.’
  • 29) ‘In the worst cases, it took a customer three weeks to get through to customer services.’
  • 30) ‘She said traders desperately wanted a variety of shops to attract more customers.’
  • 31) ‘The sale has worked well and the couple have seen customers waiting for the shop to open in the morning.’
  • 32) ‘When customers are scarce, businesses will have to compete for them and cater to them.’
  • 33) ‘Both officers grabbed him by the arms in a thumb lock and marched him out of the shop past the customers.’
  • 34) ‘Hasseck said one way of deciding how to deal with awkward customers was to work out what kind they were.’
  • 35) ‘The overseas customer to whom the goods are exported may or may not be a genuine purchaser of them.’
  • 36) ‘The boy's clearly a slippery customer by this point, but the worst was yet to come.’
  • 37) ‘It would not surprise me to see this speedy customer produce a repeat performance tomorrow.’
  • 38) ‘The Internet became truly worthwhile at last and I was a very happy customer indeed.’
  • 39) ‘It's been an amazing draw for us but we felt in Manchester there is that urban customer.’
  • 40) he is great with the customers so they keep coming back

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