drawee

[ draw-ee ]
/ drɔˈi /
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noun Finance.

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

Nearby words

  1. drawbore,
  2. drawboy,
  3. drawbridge,
  4. drawcard,
  5. drawdown,
  6. drawer,
  7. drawer sign,
  8. drawerful,
  9. drawers,
  10. drawhole

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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