appointee

noun ap·poin·tee \ ə-ˌpȯin-ˈtē , ˌa- \
|Updated on: 22 Jun 2018

Definition of appointee

1 : one who is appointed
2 : one to whom an estate is appointed

Examples of appointee in a Sentence

  1. the announcement of the presidential appointees to the cabinet

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First Known Use of appointee

1768

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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appointee

noun ap·poin·tee \ ə-ˌpȯin-ˈtē, ˌa- \

legal Definition of appointee

1 : a person who is appointed to a position
2 : a person to whom property is appointed under a power of appointment


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