adjudicataire

noun
ad·​ju·​di·​ca·​taire | \ ə-¦jü-di-kə-¦ter \
plural -s

Definition of adjudicataire

Canadian law
: a purchaser at a judicial sale

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First Known Use of adjudicataire

1801, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adjudicataire

French, from Latin adjudicatus + French -aire -ary

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“Adjudicataire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adjudicataire. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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