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  ( customers    plural  )
1       n-count   A customer is someone who buys goods or services, especially from a shop.  
Our customers have very tight budgets., ...the quality of customer service...     
2       n-count   You can use customer in expressions such as a cool customer or a tough customer to indicate what someone's behaviour or character is like.  
INFORMAL   adj N  
...two pretty awkward customers.     

customer base        ( customer bases    plural  ) A business's customer base is all its regular customers, considered as a group.     (BUSINESS)      n-count  
...Halifax's customer base of 21 million people.     
customer relations  
1       n-plural   Customer relations are the relationships that a business has with its customers and the way in which it treats them.     (BUSINESS)  
Good customer relations require courtesy, professionalism and effective response.     
2       n-uncount   Customer relations is the department within a company that deals with complaints from customers.     (BUSINESS)  
...Tucson Electric's customer-relations department.     
customer satisfaction     
When customers are pleased with the goods or services they have bought, you can refer to customer satisfaction.      n-uncount  
I really believe that it is possible to both improve customer satisfaction and reduce costs..., Customer satisfaction with their mobile service runs at more than 90 per cent.     
customer service     
Customer service refers to the way that companies behave towards their customers, for example how well they treat them.     (BUSINESS)      n-uncount  
...a mail-order business with a strong reputation for customer service..., The firm has an excellent customer service department.     
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customer relationship management
someone who re-posts a genuine online listing for a book at an inflated price on another website. If someone buys from the bookjacker, he buys the book from the original seller and provides him with the address of the customer. The bookjacker never sees or handles the book, but collects his margin.
[Bus.] Syn. dropshipper.
(about a product or service) meant to meet the customers' basic requirements; with no add-ons, including only the basic features
E.g: It's a no frills hotel, but very clean and with friendly staff.
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