Definition of appointee
1 : one who is appointed
2 : one to whom an estate is appointed
Examples of appointee in a Sentence
the announcement of the presidential appointees to the cabinet
Recent Examples of appointee from the Web
Several of Trump's high-level appointees, as well as Vice President Mike Pence, are viewed by activists as long-term opponents of gay-rights advances.
The Democrats, who sit on the New York City Banking Commission, joined city Finance Commissioner Jacques Jiha, a de Blasio appointee, to ban the bank from conducting new work for the city.
Sessions and the Justice Department enjoy wide discretion and have exercised it, much like environmental legislation and regulation have taken hits authored by appointees and Republicans in Congress.
The grant had worked its way through the Obama administration, and a preliminary approval was issued by an Obama appointee in the final hours of the administration.
Waivers — issued by each federal government agency and by the White House on a case-by-case basis — allow political appointees to ignore those ethics policies.
In 1976, the incoming Democratic governor, Jim Hunt, demanded the resignations of 169 political appointees who were holdovers from the previous Republican administration.
Many of these changes have gone unnoticed as civil servants await policy direction from appointees who have not been confirmed by the Senate or even nominated.
Court filings show the county’s elections chief, Gimenez appointee Christina White, withdrew her demand for reimbursement after reaching a settlement with Regalado.
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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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