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Vendor vs. Customer

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Vendornoun

A person or a company that vends or sells.

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.’;

Vendornoun

A vending machine.

Customernoun

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

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

Vendorverb

To bundle third-party dependencies with the source code for one's own program.

‘I distributed my application with a vendored copy of Perl so that it wouldn't use the system copies of Perl where it is installed.’;

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.’;

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Vendorverb

As the software vendor, to bundle one's own, possibly modified version of dependencies with a standard program.

‘Strawberry Perl contains vendored copies of some CPAN modules, designed to allow them to run on Windows.’;

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.’;

Vendornoun

A vender; a seller; the correlative of vendee.

Customernoun

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

Vendornoun

someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money

Customernoun

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

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Vendornoun

a person or company offering something for sale, especially a trader in the street

‘an Italian ice-cream vendor’;

Customernoun

A lewd woman.

Vendornoun

the seller in a sale, especially of property.

Customernoun

someone who pays for goods or services

Vendor

In a supply chain, a vendor, or a seller, is an enterprise that contributes goods or services. Generally, a supply chain vendor manufactures inventory/stock items and sells them to the next link in the chain.

Customernoun

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

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

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Customernoun

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

‘he's a tough customer’;

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.

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