drawee

[ draw-ee ]
/ drɔˈi /

noun Finance.

a person on whom an order, draft, or bill of exchange is drawn.

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Origin of drawee

First recorded in 1760–70; draw + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for drawee

drawee
/ (drɔːˈiː) /

noun

the person or organization on which a cheque or other order for payment is drawn
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