client state

client state
noun
: a country that is economically, politically, or militarily dependent on another country

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a country that is dependent on a larger and more powerful country for its political, economic, or military welfare.
[1915-20]

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client state noun
A state which depends on another for protection, economic aid, etc
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Main Entry:client

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client state UK US noun [countable] [singular client state plural client states]
a country that depends on another country for economic help or military protection so that it is to some degree controlled by it
Thesaurus: general words for countriessynonym regions of the worldhyponym

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client state,
a country that is economically or politically dependent on a larger state: »

South Africa would gladly allow these black client states to follow what internal policies they liked (Harper's).

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noun, pl ⋯ states [count]
: a country that depends on another country for military, economic, or political support

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ˌclient ˈstate f36 [client state] noun
a country which depends on a larger and more powerful country for support and protection

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