Meaning of CLIENTELE in English

/kluy'euhn tel", klee'ahn-/ , n.

1. the clients or customers, as of a professional person or shop, considered collectively; a group or body of clients: This jewelry store has a wealthy clientele.

2. dependents or followers.

[ 1555-65; clientela, equiv. to client- (see CLIENT) + -ela collective n. suffix; (def. 1) prob. clientèle ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .