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allottee

[uh-lot-ee] /ə lɒtˈi/
noun
1.
a person to whom something is allotted.
Origin of allottee
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; allot + -ee
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  • Let the allottee then hold his lot upon the conditions which we have mentioned.

    Laws Plato
  • Upon the death of one leader another was elected, so upon the death of the allottee of a piece of land it reverted to the state.

    Landholding In England Joseph Fisher
  • But Mr. Goudy is not the only allottee to suffer by this "past-all-understanding" methods of the Indian Service.

    The Discards Lucullus Virgil McWhorter
British Dictionary definitions for allottee

allottee

/əlɒtˈiː/
noun
1.
a person to whom something is allotted
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