assignee

[ uh-sahy-nee, as-uh-nee ]
/ ə saɪˈni, ˌæs əˈni /

noun Law.

a person to whom some right or interest is transferred, either for his or her own enjoyment or in trust.

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Origin of assignee

1275–1325; Middle English assigne < Middle French, noun use of past participle of assigner to assign; see -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for assignee

assignee
/ (ˌæsaɪˈniː) /

noun

law a person to whom some right, interest, or property is transferred
Australian history a convict who had undergone assignment
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