addressee

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noun ad·dress·ee \ ˌa-ˌdre-ˈsē , ə- \

Definition of addressee

:one to whom something is addressed

Examples of addressee in a Sentence

  1. The addressee no longer lives here, so I've returned the letter to the post office.

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First Known Use of addressee

1810


ADDRESSEE Defined for English Language Learners

addressee

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Definition of addressee for English Language Learners

  • : the person to whom mail is addressed


ADDRESSEE Defined for Kids

addressee

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noun ad·dress·ee \ ˌa-ˌdres-ˈē \

Definition of addressee for Students

:the person to whom something is addressed


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