re·​ject·​ee | \ ri-ˌjek-ˈtē How to pronounce rejectee (audio) , ˌrē-\

Definition of rejectee

: one that is rejected especially : a person rejected as unfit for military service

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Second, references to other parties chosen over the rejectees should be kept to a minimum. Lily Herman, Allure, "Breaking Up With Someone Like This Is Considered Especially Heinous," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of rejectee

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rejectee was in 1876

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concealment of treason or felony

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