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Meaning of ASSIGNEE

Pronunciation:  usI'nee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)

ASSIGNEE is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: party, receiver, recipient



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\As`sign*ee"\, n. [F. assign['e], p. p. of assigner.
See {Assign}, v., and cf. {Assign} an assignee.] (Law)
   (a) A person to whom an assignment is made; a person
       appointed or deputed by another to do some act,
       perform some business, or enjoy some right, privilege,
       or property; as, an assignee of a bankrupt. See
   (c) . An assignee may be by special appointment or deed,
       or be created by jaw; as an executor. --Cowell.
   (b) pl. In England, the persons appointed, under a
       commission of bankruptcy, to manage the estate of a
       bankrupt for the benefit of his creditors.

Thesaurus Terms
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