[ eyl-yuh-nee, ey-lee-uh- ]
/ ˌeɪl yəˈni, ˌeɪ li ə- /
a person to whom property is alienated.
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Origin of alienee
1525–35; obsolete alien (v.), Middle English alienen + -ee
Words nearby alienee
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Example sentences from the Web for alienee
The purchaser or alienee brought an action against the tenant-in-tail, alleging that he had no legal title to the land.
Nor was the alienee, doubtless, to be taxed without his own consent, any more than another tenant in capite.
British Dictionary definitions for alienee
/ (ˌeɪljəˈniː, ˌeɪlɪə-) /
law a person to whom a transfer of property is made
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