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conferee

or con·fer·ree

[kon-fuh-ree]
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noun
  1. a person on whom something is conferred, especially the recipient of an academic degree.
  2. a person, group, etc., that confers or takes part in a conference.
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Origin of conferee

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75; confer + -ee
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Related Words for conferee

delivery, visitor, tourist, shipment, passenger, delegate, guest, representative, package, addition, cargo, caller, envoy, newcomer, entrant, freight, mail, traveler, visitant, parcel

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British Dictionary definitions for conferee

conferee

conferree

noun
  1. a person who takes part in a conference
  2. a person on whom an honour or gift is conferred
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