Clientele definition

klīən-tĕl, klēän-
The clients of a professional person or practice considered as a group.
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All one's clients or customers, collectively.
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A body of customers or patrons.

A restaurant's clientele.

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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.

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The definition of clientele are the customers of a business or professional.

The regulars at a bar are an example of clientele.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
clientele
Plural:
clienteles

Origin of clientele

  • French clientèle from Latin clientēla clientship from cliēns client client

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French clientèle, ultimately from Latin cliēns (English client).

    From Wiktionary