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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.
- 1997: Chris Horrocks, Introducing Foucault, page 34 (Totem Books, Icon Books; ISBN 1840460865)
- The bars’ clientèle called Foucault “Herr Doktor”.
body of clients who frequent an establishment
- plural form of clientela