trans·​fer·​ee | \ ˌtran(t)s-(ˌ)fər-ˈē How to pronounce transferee (audio) \

Definition of transferee

1 : a person to whom a conveyance is made
2 : a person who is transferred

Examples of transferee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Supporters of the Guatemala-United States deal point to the large number of transferees who have left Guatemala as evidence that their asylum cases likely had little merit. Kirk Semple, New York Times, "Asylum Seekers Say U.S. is Returning Them to the Dangers They Fled," 17 Mar. 2020 Chapter members — active, inactive, on leave, transferees and their guests — must reserve by Tuesday at (951) 760-0086 or (760) 644-2394. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Boys & Girls Club receives $25K grant to support Career Launch program," 12 Aug. 2019 With women now nearly half of its transferees, many men accompanying them use these career services, says a spokeswoman. Joann S. Lublin, WSJ, "To Help Women Advance, Their Trailing Spouses Get Job-Hunting Aid," 8 Mar. 2018 All agents need to be knowledgeable about how to assist our clients through a relocation transaction, even if the relocation transferee is on the other side of the transaction. Michelle Sandlin, Houston Chronicle, "On the Move - Relocation Spotlight: Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty," 24 Mar. 2018 That is especially true for potential female transferees, concludes a new study by Ernst & Young LLP and NetExpat Inc., a coaching and training firm. Joann S. Lublin, WSJ, "To Help Women Advance, Their Trailing Spouses Get Job-Hunting Aid," 8 Mar. 2018 All Beta Sigma Phis who are active, inactive, on leave or transferees as well as guests are invited to attend. Linda Mcintosh,, "Rotary helps foster kids... and more community news," 21 Feb. 2018 As a part of their dedication to provide quality service for relocation transferees, Aires carefully selects their service partners in each market based on superior performance history. Houston Chronicle, "Relocation Division at Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty wins award," 22 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of transferee

circa 1736, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Transferee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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trans·​fer·​ee | \ ˌtrans-ˌfər-ˈē How to pronounce transferee (audio) \

Legal Definition of transferee

: a person to whom something is transferred or conveyed

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