conferee

or con·fer·ree

[ kon-fuh-ree ]
/ ˌkɒn fəˈri /

noun

a person on whom something is conferred, especially the recipient of an academic degree.
a person, group, etc., that confers or takes part in a conference.

Nearby words

  1. confederate war,
  2. confederation,
  3. confederation, articles of,
  4. confederative,
  5. confer,
  6. conference,
  7. conference call,
  8. conference on security and cooperation in europe,
  9. conference pear,
  10. conferencing

Origin of conferee

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75; confer + -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for conferee

conferee

conferree

/ (ˌkɒnfɜːˈriː) /

noun

a person who takes part in a conference
a person on whom an honour or gift is conferred
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