Definition of client in English:
- It is only by maintaining their independence and professional distance from their clients that lawyers can carry out their proper role.
- His client list includes many professional sports and entertainment notables.
- It employs over 1,000 dedicated professionals and services a client base of over half a million customers.
- The result is a cultural competency whose previous absence hindered the chances of success for First Nations clients of social services.
- We will be looking to give priority to the more vulnerable members of society, particularly in residential care homes and social services clients.
- 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.
- Users and even integrators will disagree with where lines are drawn between PCs, servers, thin clients, and workstations.
- Over the years, Lotus has provided developers with tools for quickly and easily building applications that run across networks of clients and servers.
- The computers that run the applications - the clients and servers - are at the edge of the network.
- This could be your web server, a desktop computer running a database client application, or both.
- 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.
- In Figure 2, the user interactively queries a client application on a PDA that contains a list of stocks in a portfolio.
- In ancient Rome clients were plebeians who were bound in a subservient relationship with their patrician patron.
- He took no active part in the opposition to the Roman invasion of AD43 and was subsequently made a client of Rome.
- Trollope is not only recalling the Roman patron/client relationship but also asserting how Fothergill is socially below and subservient to Palliser.
- clientship noun
- Example sentences
- The state remains central in perpetuating clientship, wealth and development.
- From this Gallic system of clientship there developed, in Frankish times, the conception of the ‘lord's man’ (homagium or hominium).
- Compulsory labour takes a considerable variety of forms, today as in the past - debt bondage, clientship, peonage, helotage, serfdom, chattel slavery, and so on.
Late Middle English: from Latin cliens, client-, variant of cluens 'heeding', from cluere 'hear or obey'. The term originally denoted a person under the protection and patronage of another, hence a person ‘protected’ by a legal adviser (sense 1).
Words that rhyme with clientaffiant, Bryant, compliant, defiant, giant, pliant, reliant
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