covenantee

noun
cov·​e·​nan·​tee | \ ˌkə-və-ˌnan-ˈtē How to pronounce covenantee (audio) , -nən- \

Definition of covenantee

: the person to whom a promise in the form of a covenant is made

First Known Use of covenantee

1649, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of covenantee was in 1649

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“Covenantee.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/covenantee. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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covenantee

noun
cov·​e·​nan·​tee | \ ˌkə-və-ˌnan-ˈtē, -nən- How to pronounce covenantee (audio) \

Legal Definition of covenantee

: a person to whom or an entity to which a promise in the form of a covenant is made

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