[klahy-uhn-tel, klee-ahn-]
the clients or customers, as of a professional person or shop, considered collectively; a group or body of clients: This jewelry store has a wealthy clientele.
dependents or followers.

1555–65; < Latin clientēla, equivalent to client- (see client) + -ēla collective noun suffix; (def 1) probably < French clientèle < Latin Unabridged
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clientele or clientage (ˌkliːɒnˈtɛl, ˈklaɪəntɪdʒ)
customers or clients collectively
[C16: from Latin clientēla, from cliēnsclient]
clientage or clientage
[C16: from Latin clientēla, from cliēnsclient]

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Word Origin & History

1560s, "body of professed adherents," from Fr. clientèle, from L. clientela "relationship between dependent and patron, body of clients," from clientem (nom. cliens; see client). Meaning "customers" is from 1865, perhaps a reborrowing from Fr.
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Example sentences
Some are tiptoeing uptown, opening with menus indicating that the restaurants
  believe their clientele will.
Our research is commissioned by a global clientele that includes government
  agencies, foundations, and private-sector firms.
And as the day wore on, it became apparent that much of the resort's clientele
  subsisted on such a diet.
Retailers and businesses looking to target certain demographic markets would
  add music to their product to fit their clientele.
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