clientage

[klahy-uhn-tij]
noun
1.
a body of clients; clientele.
2.
Also, clienthood. the relationship of a client to a patron; dependency.

Origin:
1625–35; client + -age

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clientele or clientage (ˌkliːɒnˈtɛl, ˈklaɪəntɪdʒ)
 
n
customers or clients collectively
 
[C16: from Latin clientēla, from cliēnsclient]
 
clientage or clientage
 
n
 
[C16: from Latin clientēla, from cliēnsclient]

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It basically describes the feudal system, or variations on political systems founded upon clientage.
He became quite successful and secured a large clientage.
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