Unless a client has behaved badly or violently, his privacy is usually respected.
Simon wanted her client to read for the role of Jason Street, star quarterback of the Dillon Panthers high school football team.
“Insult to injury,” her attorney, Steven Turano, said afterward, insisting that his client is innocent.
“He is really a master at humanizing his client,” Satterberg told The Daily Beast.
The defense lawyers did not necessarily want their client to win.
A client of mine in Birmingham tells me there's been an enormous number of Russians passing through the Midlands.
But he's now the client, the creature of Cardinal Sanguinetti.
Des Grassins came to take his client's orders just as the family sat down to dinner.
Arthur Lovell went back to his client, and told him what the girl said.
My client assured me that he not only had no hand in robbing the mail, but that he tried to dissuade his companions from doing so.
late 14c., from Anglo-French clyent (c.1300), from Latin clientem (nominative cliens) "follower, retainer," perhaps a variant of present participle of cluere "listen, follow, obey" (see listen); or, more likely, from clinare "to incline, bend," from suffixed form of PIE root *klei- "to lean" (see lean (v.)).
The ground sense apparently is of one who leans on another for protection. In ancient Rome, a plebian under protection of a patrician (called patronus in this relationship; see patron); in English originally "a lawyer's customer," by c.1600 extended to any customer.
A computer system or process that requests a service of another computer system or process (a "server") using some kind of protocol and accepts the server's responses. A client is part of a client-server software architecture.
For example, a workstation requesting the contents of a file from a file server is a client of the file server.