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appointee

[ uh-poin-tee, ap-oin-tee ]
/ ə pɔɪnˈti, ˌæp ɔɪnˈti /
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noun

a person who is appointed.
a beneficiary under a legal appointment.

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Origin of appointee

1720–30; appoint + -ee, as translation of French appointé
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British Dictionary definitions for appointee

appointee
/ (əpɔɪnˈtiː, ˌæp-) /

noun

a person who is appointed
property law a person to whom property is granted under a power of appointment
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