Customer = Client

French translation: consommateur(acheteur)/client

13:47 Aug 23, 2019
English to French translations [PRO]
Marketing - Telecom(munications)
English term or phrase: Customer = Client
Hi,

I have to translate an App.

A lot of time, I have "client" and "customer" but sometimes there is things like :

.Enter the amount of clients
.Enter the amount of customers

it is in the same string so I need to find 2 different words.

Generally, I translate both by client...
Julien Bousse
Belgium
Local time: 15:12
French translation:consommateur(acheteur)/client
Explanation:
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Francois Boye
United States
Local time: 10:12
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customer = client
consommateur(acheteur)/client


Explanation:
my take

Francois Boye
United States
Local time: 10:12
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 2
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine HOUDY: https://grammarist.com/usage/client-customer/
36 mins
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disagree  Daryo: without more context, it's just guessing, especially that the ST itself could be a clumsy/approximate translation.
18 hrs

agree  Fetra Odilson: Generally speaking, client is used to qualify those who purchase/buy SERVICES, and "customer" for GOODS/ PHYSICAL PRODUCTS.
2 days 13 hrs
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