a person on whom an order, draft, or bill of exchange is drawn.
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How to use drawee in a sentence
And if the note is addressed to a drawee he must be named or indicated with reasonable certainty.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
The acceptance of a bill is the signifying by the drawee that he has assented to the drawer's order, and must be in writing.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
Sometimes the drawer or indorser has reason to expect that the bill may be dishonoured by the drawee.
After that the bill is a double obligation of the drawer and the drawee, and may be discounted in the open market, for cash.Elements of Foreign Exchange | Franklin Escher
The person to whom a draft is directed is called the drawee or acceptor.
British Dictionary definitions for drawee
the person or organization on which a cheque or other order for payment is drawn
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