in·​duct·​ee | \ (ˌ)in-ˌdək-ˈtē How to pronounce inductee (audio) , in-ˈdək-ˌtē\

Definition of inductee

: one who is inducted

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conscript, draftee, selectee

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Examples of inductee in a Sentence

a new crop of inductees produced by the draft

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Might have trouble getting new inductees to show up for the ceremony. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "Museums We Never Knew We Were Missing," 9 Aug. 2018 The inductees are supposed to condense their basketball careers into five-minute remarks. Ben Cohen, WSJ, "How to Write a Memorable Hall of Fame Speech," 8 Sep. 2018 The inductees were chosen from among 12 finalists that included: ‘‘Ms., "Sales of GE power turbines slump," 3 May 2018 He and the other 2018 Canton inductees will be honored between the first and second quarter of Patriots-Eagles. Andy Benoit,, "Anxious Waiting, then a Knock on the Door: With Jerry Kramer When He Gets the Call to the Hall," 4 Feb. 2018 Enshrinement into a Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates an inductee’s career accomplishments. Santos A. Perez, miamiherald, "A phone call was responsible for getting this Hall of Famer back into the sports he loves," 10 June 2018 Congratulations to Mark Henry, an extremely worthy inductee for the WWE Hall of Fame. Justin Barrasso,, "Week in Wrestling: Kofi Kingston on Daniel Bryan’s return; Pat Patterson's WrestleMania memories," 21 Mar. 2018 The previous inductees, the class of 2018, were more representative of popular music’s distant past, with artists like Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe inducted. Neil Shah, WSJ, "Janet Jackson, Radiohead, Def Leppard to Join Rock & Roll Hall of Fame," 13 Dec. 2018 Past inductees and industry experts vote on who gets in, and fans have a ballot, too. David Bauder, The Seattle Times, "Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nominees," 9 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of inductee

1940, in the meaning defined above

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