conferree

[kon-fuh-ree]

noun


Nearby words

  1. conference on security and cooperation in europe,
  2. conference pear,
  3. conferencing,
  4. conferential,
  5. conferral,
  6. conferva,
  7. confess,
  8. confessant,
  9. confessed,
  10. confessedly

conferee

or con·fer·ree

[kon-fuh-ree]

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.

Origin of conferee

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

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British Dictionary definitions for conferree

conferee

conferree

noun

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