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covenantee

[ kuhv-uh-nuhn-tee, -nan- ]
/ ˌkʌv ə nənˈti, -næn- /
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noun
a person to whom something is promised in a covenant.
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Origin of covenantee

First recorded in 1640–50; covenant + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for covenantee

covenantee
/ (ˌkʌvənənˈtiː) /

noun
the person to whom the promise in a covenant is made
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