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client state

noun

Simple Definition of client state

  • : a country that depends on another country for military, economic, or political support

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of client state

  1. :  a country that is economically, politically, or militarily dependent on another country

1918

First Known Use of client state

1918

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