end-user
end-user end-user n. a person who uses an item of commerce for its designed purpose; -- contrasted with those who produce or resell the item or incorporate the item into another product.

Note: Purchasers of items who are not end-users include: {reseller}; {value-added reseller, VAR}; and {producer, manufacturer}.

Syn: consumer. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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