consignee

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noun con·sign·ee \ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈnē, ˌkän-ˌsī-, kən-ˌsī-\

Definition of consignee

  1. :  one to whom something is consigned or shipped

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1773

First Known Use of consignee

1773


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consignee

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noun con·sign·ee \kən-ˌsī-ˈnē; ˌkän-ˌsī-ˈnē, kən-, -sə-\

Legal Definition of consignee

  1. :  a person to whom goods are consigned


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