1. [syn: clientele, patronage, business]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Clientele \Cli`en*tele"\ (? or ?), n. [L. clientela: cf. F.
1. The condition or position of a client; clientship. [Obs.]
2. The clients or dependents of a nobleman of patron.
3. The persons who make habitual use of the services of
another person; one's clients, collectively; as, the
clientele of a lawyer, doctor, notary, etc.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: customers collectively; "they have an upper class
clientele" [syn: clientele, patronage, business]