What is the difference between the words client's, clients, and clients'?

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Dec 1, 2017

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Good question.

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In English clients and customer are different.

Like in a shop, you can call them "customer" but in a Bank, Hotel, or for lawyer, you will call them --Client/clients.

Client's---singular possessive.
Clients--plural.
Clients' --plural possessive.

In a animated plural noun word if the last alphabet is "s" then we put an apostrophe last of the alphabet.

But children, needs not. we write "children's", "people's" etc.
Or singular animated noun word we write client's.

Keep in mind, only animated nouns will be apostrophe. Some exceptions have.( Like, the court's decision --exception)

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At a meeting of the representatives of that professional's clients, one client's displeasure with his services sequenced into an escalating debate amongst all of his clients' representatives.

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All three words are used in the sentence above to contrast their application.

clients [plural] refers to a group of people who do business with a professional.

client's [singular possessive] is used to show possession of an item or thought (displeasure) belonging to only one client.

clients' [plural possessive] is used to show possession of items or thoughts (representatives) belonging to more than one client.

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