clientele, patronage, business(noun)
"they have an upper class clientele"
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.
Origin: From clientèle, ultimately from cliens (English client).
the condition or position of a client; clientship
the clients or dependents of a nobleman of patron
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
Origin: [L. clientela: cf. F. clientle.]
The numerical value of clientele in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of clientele in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you don’t like your job, it’s a job, but I love it, the people, the clientele, that’s why I stuck with it.
I don't think that doctors didn't want to share it, I just think they didn't have it, we're just not the usual clientele.
It is possible that working-class therapy seekers would receive more positive responses from social workers, who may be more willing to work with disadvantaged populations, or from group practices, where there could be more social pressure to be less discriminatory when selecting clientele.
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Translations for clientele
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- Kundschaft, KlientelGerman
- distinguida clientela, clientelaSpanish
- ارباب رجوعPersian
- asiakaspiiri, asiakaskuntaFinnish
- klientéla, klientúra, vevőkör, ügyfélkörHungarian
- pelanggan, klientelMalay
- clientela, freguesiaPortuguese
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