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