Definitions for clienteleˌklaɪ ənˈtɛl, ˌkli ɑn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cli•en•teleˌklaɪ ənˈtɛl, ˌkli ɑn-(n.)

  1. the clients or customers, as of a professional person or shop, considered collectively:

    a wealthy clientele.

Origin of clientele:

1855–65; < F clientèle < L clientēla, der. of cliēns (see client )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clientele, patronage, business(noun)

    customers collectively

    "they have an upper class clientele"


  1. clientele(Noun)

    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.

    Helen is a prostitute, but her clientele is a broad mix of different ages, races and social statuses.

  2. Origin: From clientèle, ultimately from cliens (English client).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clientele(noun)

    the condition or position of a client; clientship

  2. Clientele(noun)

    the clients or dependents of a nobleman of patron

  3. Clientele(noun)

    the persons who make habitual use of the services of another person; one's clients, collectively; as, the clientele of a lawyer, doctor, notary, etc

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a group or type of clients

a bank's clientele.

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