client

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client

a BUYER of a professional SERVICE.

client

The person to whom an agent owes duties of integrity, confidentiality, loyalty, and hard work. Contrast with customer, who is owed the duty of honesty.

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He explicitly states that they derive status primarily from birth and wealth as well as an extensive system of clientship (Caes.
These relationships included various ties of patronage and clientship among the foreign and local traders.
For poor households (or even households with only one or two animals), risks of damage compensation claims against them could be devastating, potentially leading to a life of indebtedness, clientship, enslavement, or violent retribution in some of the more traditional tribal areas of Southeast Asia (Condominas 1977: 123, 139, 151,156, 338-9).