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customer

noun cus·tom·er \ˈkəs-tə-mər\

: someone who buys goods or services from a business

: a person who has a particular quality

Full Definition of CUSTOMER

1
:  one that purchases a commodity or service
2
:  an individual usually having some specified distinctive trait <a real tough customer>
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Examples of CUSTOMER

  1. She is one of our best customers.
  2. She's a pretty cool customer.

Origin of CUSTOMER

Middle English custumer, from custume
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite
CUSTOMER Defined for Kids

customer

noun cus·tom·er \ˈkə-stə-mər\

Definition of CUSTOMER for Kids

:  a person who buys from or uses the services of a company especially regularly

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