inductee

[ in-duhk-tee, in-duhk- ]
/ ˌɪn dʌkˈti, ɪn dʌk- /

noun

a person inducted into military service.
a person inducted into an organization.

Nearby words

  1. inducer,
  2. inducible enzyme,
  3. inducive,
  4. induct,
  5. inductance,
  6. inductile,
  7. induction,
  8. induction coil,
  9. induction furnace,
  10. induction hardening

Origin of inductee

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; induct + -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for inductee

inductee

/ (ˌɪndʌkˈtiː) /

noun

US a military conscript
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Word Origin and History for inductee

inductee

n.

1941, American English, from induct + -ee.

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