promotee

noun
pro·​mot·​ee | \ prəˌmōˈtē \
plural -s

Definition of promotee

: one who is raised in rank or position each man in the outfit punches the promotee in the arm, once for each pay grade— L. M. Uris

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History and Etymology for promotee

promote + -ee

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“Promotee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/promotee. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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