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recipient

noun re·cip·i·ent \ri-ˈsi-pē-ənt\

: a person who receives something

Full Definition of RECIPIENT

:  one that receives :  receiver
recipient adjective
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Origin of RECIPIENT

Latin recipient-, recipiens, present participle of recipere
First Known Use: 1558
RECIPIENT Defined for Kids

recipient

noun re·cip·i·ent \ri-ˈsi-pē-ənt\

Definition of RECIPIENT for Kids

:  someone who receives something
Medical Dictionary

recipient

noun re·cip·i·ent \ri-ˈsip-ē-ənt\

Medical Definition of RECIPIENT

:  an individual who receives biological material (as blood or an organ) from a donor

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