customer


customer
cus·to·mer n
1: a person or business that purchases a commodity or service
2 a: a person or entity having an account with a bank or on whose behalf the bank has agreed to collect items
b: a person or entity for whom an issuer issues a letter of credit

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

customer
I noun acceptor, bargainer, bidder, business contact, buyer, buyer of labor, client, consumer, emptor, investor, leaser, lessee, one of the clientele, one of the purchasing public, patron, prospect, purchaser, purchaser of goods from another, redeemer, share buyer, shopper, taker, user, vendee associated concepts: buyer in the ordinary course of business, cash customer, customer in ordinary course of business, duty to customers, interference with customers, loss of customers, occasional customer, solicitation of customers II index client, consumer, patron (regular customer)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


customer
n.
Someone who buys goods or services from a business.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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