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Customer vs. Guest

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Customernoun

A patron; one who purchases or receives a product or service from a business or merchant, or intends to do so.

‘Every person who passes by is a potential customer.’;

Guestnoun

A recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another.

‘The guests were let in by the butler.’;

Customernoun

(informal) A person, especially one engaging in some sort of interaction with others.

‘a cool customer, a tough customer, an ugly customer’;

Guestnoun

A patron or customer in a hotel etc.

‘Guests must vacate their rooms by 10 o'clock on their day of departure.’;

Customernoun

One who collect customs; a toll gatherer.

‘The customers of the small or petty custom and of the subsidy do demand of them custom for kersey cloths.’;

Guestnoun

An invited visitor or performer to an institution or to a broadcast.

‘The guest for the broadcast was a leading footballer.’;

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Customernoun

One who regularly or repeatedly makes purchases of a trader; a purchaser; a buyer.

‘He has got at last the character of a good customer; by this means he gets credit for something considerable, and then never pays for it.’;

Guestnoun

(computing) A user given temporary access to a system despite not having an account of their own.

Customernoun

A person with whom a business house has dealings; as, the customers of a bank.

Guestnoun

(zoology) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite.

Customernoun

A peculiar person; - in an indefinite sense; as, a queer customer; an ugly customer.

Guestnoun

(zoology) An inquiline.

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Customernoun

A lewd woman.

Guestverb

(intransitive) to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast

Customernoun

someone who pays for goods or services

Guestverb

(intransitive) as a musician, to play as a guest, providing an instrument that a band/orchestra does not normally have in its line up (for instance, percussion in a string band)

Customernoun

a person who buys goods or services from a shop or business

‘Mr Harrison was a regular customer at the Golden Lion’;

Guestverb

To receive or entertain hospitably.

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Customernoun

a person of a specified kind with whom one has to deal

‘he's a tough customer’;

Guestnoun

A visitor; a person received and entertained in one's house or at one's table; a visitor entertained without pay.

‘To cheer his guests, whom he had stayed that night.’; ‘True friendship's laws are by this rule exprest.Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.’;

Customer

In sales, commerce, and economics, a customer (sometimes known as a client, buyer, or purchaser) is the recipient of a good, service, product or an idea - obtained from a seller, vendor, or supplier via a financial transaction or exchange for money or some other valuable consideration.

Guestnoun

A lodger or a boarder at a hotel, lodging house, or boarding house.

Guestnoun

Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite.

Guestverb

To receive or entertain hospitably.

Guestverb

To be, or act the part of, a guest.

‘And tell me, best of princes, who he wasThat guested here so late.’;

Guestnoun

a visitor to whom hospitality is extended

Guestnoun

United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)

Guestnoun

a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.

Guestnoun

(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

Guestadjective

staying temporarily;

‘a visiting foreigner’; ‘guest conductor’;

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