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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
customer /'kʌstəmə/
  • danh từ
    • khách hàng
    • (thông tục) gã, anh chàng
      • queer customer: một gã kỳ quặc
Concise Dictionary
+someone who pays for goods or services
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 client, patron, buyer, purchaser; consumer:
Mrs Morris is one of our regular customers.
2 chap, fellow, character, person, guy, Colloq Brit bloke:
She would never go out with an ugly customer like that.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a person or an organization that buys sth from a shop/store or business: one of the shop's best / biggest customers + They know me-I'm a regular customer. + the customer service department + The firm has excellent customer relations.
2 (old-fashioned, informal) used after an adjective to describe a particular type of person: an awkward / tough customer + a cool customer (= sb who is always calm, even when in trouble) + an ugly customer (= sb who may become violent)

customer / client
A customer is someone who buys goods or services from a shop/store or business, or who uses a bank. A client pays to use the services or advice of a professional person, such as a lawyer or designer, or an organization.
Customer is increasingly being used now instead of other words such as 'passenger' to suggest that the passenger, etc. has more power or choice than they used to.
Collocation Dictionary


big, favoured, good, important, key, large, major
They are one of our biggest customers. They organized an evening's entertainment for favoured customers.
| long-standing, long-time, loyal | regular | current, existing | potential, prospective, would-be
There are a large number of potential customers for the new product.
| dissatisfied, unhappy | satisfied
We like to think that we have satisfied customers.
| domestic | external, outside | international, overseas | personal, private | business, commercial, corporate, industrial


have | deal with, serve | attract, entice, get
It's a special offer to attract new customers.
| lose
We can't afford to lose any more customers.


care, relations, service, support
If you have a complaint, contact the customer care unit. Part of good customer relations is knowing how to deal with complaints.
| account, order | agreement
The terms of the guarantee will be set out in the customer agreement.
| demand/demands, needs, requirements, specifications
This cheaper model was produced in response to customer demand.
| reaction
The questionnaire is to test customer reaction to the new store design.
| dissatisfaction, satisfaction
They carried out a customer satisfaction survey.
| loyalty | complaints, enquiries | survey | profile, records | base
They are hoping that TV advertising will increase their customer base.

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