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consignee

[kon-sahy-nee, -si-, kuh n-sahy-] /ˌkɒn saɪˈni, -sɪ-, kən saɪ-/
noun
1.
a person or party to whom something, usually merchandise, is consigned.
Origin of consignee
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90; consign + -ee
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consignee

/ˌkɒnsaɪˈniː/
noun
1.
a person, agent, organization, etc, to which merchandise is consigned
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