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


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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Another inductee, however, could be Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who has refused to be placed on the ballot in previous years. Gary Washburn,, "Celtics coach Brad Stevens will have plenty of choices with new-look roster," 7 Sep. 2019 The coaching inductees: - Dennis McClanahan, whose track and cross country teams won 26 championships in 44 years at Mt. Carmel. - Ron Marquez, whose boys and girls tennis teams at University and Cathedral Catholic captured 13 team titles. John Maffei, San Diego Union-Tribune, "High school Coaching Legends of 2019 to be honored," 4 Sep. 2019 Years: 1964-1969 Teams: Bengals, Oilers, Chargers Achievements: Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, three-time Pro Bowl selection, one-time First-Team, All-Pro selection. Enquirer Sports,, "Cincinnati Bengals: The top-100 players in the NFL franchise's 52-season history," 19 Aug. 2019 Bowlen was honored last among the inductees, his coat in a frame. Ryan O'halloran, The Denver Post, "For Pat Bowlen’s children, immediate focus on Hall of Fame and not future of Broncos," 2 Aug. 2019 Former Oriole and Yankee Mike Mussina, who will be the first of the new inductees to speak on Sunday, had the answer. Peter Schmuck,, "Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera bookend Sunday’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, much the way they did on the field," 20 July 2019 For the full list of 2019 inductees, visit Michael Granberry, Dallas News, "Texas Radio Hall of Fame honors Willis Johnson, veteran broadcaster, champion of community service," 11 July 2019 Across five decades, the Songwriters Hall of Fame has recognized some 400-plus inductees, including composers across every genre as well as the music publishing executives who helped propel their hits to the mainstream. Billboard, "Justin Timberlake, Halsey, Missy Elliott & More Share Stories Behind Their Biggest Hits," 4 June 2019 Ripken, a 2007 Hall of Fame inductee, was selected the American League’s MVP twice and holds the major-league record of playing in 2,632 consecutive games. Stephen Ruiz,, "Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. to bring Ripken Experience to Disney World," 20 Aug. 2019

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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to spread over or through

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