conferree

[kon-fuh-ree]

noun


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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Related Words for conferree

beneficiary, heir, donee, legatee, awardee, conferree

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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