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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I refer to 'chief' surgeons; but considering the exalted positions occupied by our clients, it will be well and decorous that each of us appoint several consulting surgeons, from among the highest in the profession.
Eyre mentioned the intelligence; for he knew that my client here was acquainted with a gentleman of the name of Rochester.
You have laid me under an obligation to you for life--in two senses," said his late client, taking his hand.
The client looked scared, but bewildered too, as if he were unconscious what he had done.
We shall take leave of the attorney for the present, and direct the attention of the reader to the client.
My client committed the murder--that is true; but he has no recollection of having committed it.
Holmes slowly reopened his eyes and looked impatiently at his gigantic client.
There is due from the judge to the advocate, some commendation and gracing, where causes are well handled and fair pleaded; especially towards the side which obtaineth not; for that upholds in the client, the reputation of his counsel, and beats down in him the conceit of his cause.
In order to have my case well rounded and complete, I have thrown away the life of my client.
Sherlock Holmes rubbed his hands with delight, and I stared with astonishment at our client.
Come and dine with me tonight if you're free, and we'll go into the matter afterward: in case you wish to call on our client tomorrow.
Three feet of knotty-floored dark passage bring the client to Mr.