in·​duct·​ee | \ (ˌ)in-ˌdək-ˈtē, 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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The inductees were Marian Hossa, Andrew Ference, Brenden Morrow and Todd Robinson. Tim Brown,, "Portland Winterhawks just one point away from clinching home-ice advantage as playoffs loom," 13 Mar. 2018 Yesterday, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced that the 70-year-old Nicks would be one of the 2019 inductees alongside The Cure, Radiohead, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Roxy Music, and The Zombies. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Before She Became a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Stevie Nicks Inspired These 9 Runway Collections," 14 Dec. 2018 The latest inductees nod more to stars from the 1980s and 1990s than in years past. Neil Shah, WSJ, "Janet Jackson, Radiohead, Def Leppard to Join Rock & Roll Hall of Fame," 13 Dec. 2018 His former teammate Hank Greenberg was also there, and had brought along two balls for the inductees to sign, but was too bashful to approach them. Andrew Dalton, The Seattle Times, "Baseball with signatures of 11 greats fetches $623,369," 13 Aug. 2018 The inductees will be honored on Aug. 22 at the Muhammad Ali Center. Justin Sayers, The Courier-Journal, "Bob Baffert, Bob Beatty inducted to Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame," 27 June 2018 By all accounts, Rivera — with his major league-best 652 saves and near-perfect postseason record (0.70 ERA, 42 saves, 141 IP), will be a first-year inductee in 2019. Jeff Sanders,, "Trevor's time? Hoffman Hall bid trending up," 15 Jan. 2018 The Canadian Independent Music Association has announced four honorees for this year's CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala, while Music Managers Forum Canada has also released five names of inductees to its annual honor roll. Karen Bliss, Billboard, "Canada's CIMA, Music Managers Forum Announce Honorees for 2018 Awards," 16 Apr. 2018 The full class of inductees will be officially announced Saturday in San Antonio in conjunction with the Final Four. Dan Gartland,, "Report: Steve Nash, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd Among 2018 Hall of Fame Class," 29 Mar. 2018

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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