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presentee

[ prez-uhn-tee ]
/ ˌprɛz ənˈti /
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noun

a person to whom something is presented.
a person who is presented, as to a benefice.
a debutante.

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Origin of presentee

From Anglo-French, dating back to 1490–1500; see origin at present2, -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for presentee

presentee
/ (ˌprɛzənˈtiː) /

noun

a person who is presented, as at court
a person to whom something is presented
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