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.
- abandon hope, all ye who enter here,
Origin of abandonee
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law a person to whom something is formally relinquished, esp an insurer having the right to salvage a wreck
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