assignee

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noun as·sign·ee \ˌa-sə-ˈnē, ˌa-ˌsī-, ə-ˌsī-\

Definition of assignee

  1. 1 :  a person to whom an assignment is made

  2. 2 :  a person appointed to act for another

  3. 3 :  a person to whom a right or property is legally transferred

Examples of assignee in a Sentence

  1. you are hereby authorized as my assignee for the duration of the case

First Known Use of assignee

14th century


Law Dictionary

assignee

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noun as·sign·ee \ˌa-sə-ˈnē, ˌa-ˌsī-, ə-ˌsī-\

Legal Definition of assignee

  1. :  a person to whom a right or property is transferred



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