abandonee

[uh-ban-duh-nee]

noun

the party to whom a right or property is abandoned by another, especially an insurer to whom a property has been relinquished.
a person who has been abandoned.

Nearby words

  1. abamp,
  2. abampere,
  3. abandon,
  4. abandon hope, all ye who enter here,
  5. abandoned,
  6. abandonment,
  7. abandonware,
  8. abapical,
  9. abaptiston,
  10. abarognosis

Origin of abandonee

First recorded in 1840–50; abandon1 + -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for abandonee

abandonee

noun

law a person to whom something is formally relinquished, esp an insurer having the right to salvage a wreck
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