EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN Origin of recipient 1550–60;
), present participle of
-ent Related forms non·re·cip·i·ent, adjective, noun un·re·cip·i·ent, adjective
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Examples from the Web for non-recipient Historical Examples of non-recipient British Dictionary definitions for non-recipient noun a person who or thing that receives Word Origin for recipient
C16: via French from Latin
recipiēns, from recipere to receive
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Word Origin and History for non-recipient n.
1550s, from Middle French
récipient (16c.) and directly from Latin recipientem (nominative recipiens), present participle of recipere (see receive). As an adjective from 1610s. Related: Recipience; recipiency.
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non-recipient in Medicine adj. Functioning as a receiver; receptive. n. One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.
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