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cli·ent

 (klī′ənt)

n.

1. The party for which professional services are rendered, as by an attorney.

2. A customer or patron: clients of the hotel.

3. A person using the services of a social services agency.

4. One that depends on the protection of another.

5. A client state.

6. Computers A computer or program that can download files for manipulation, run applications, or request application-based services from a file server.



cli′ent·age (-ən-tĭj) n.

cli·en′tal (klī-ĕn′tl, klī′ən-) adj.

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