inductee

noun
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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Synonyms for inductee

Synonyms

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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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, SI.com, "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 Each episode of the anthology will team renowned film and TV directors with Rock Hall inductees for an exploration of the artistic and cultural significance of some of the world's greatest rock 'n' roll legends. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Docuseries in the Works (Exclusive)," 18 June 2018 Each episode of the anthology will team renowned film and TV directors with Rock Hall inductees for an exploration of the artistic and cultural significance of some of the world's greatest rock 'n' roll legends. Lesley Goldberg, Billboard, "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Docuseries in the Works," 18 June 2018 Florida leads the way with 11 inductees followed by Miami (9) and FSU (7). Matt Murschel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Big Florida presence on 2019 College Football HOF ballot," 4 June 2018 According to the Hall of Fame, just five daughters have previously been presenters for an inductee. Jeff Zrebiec, baltimoresun.com, "Ray Lewis' daughter, Diaymon, will present him at Hall of Fame induction ceremony in August," 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of inductee

1940, in the meaning defined above

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