recognizee

[ri-kog-nuh-zee, -kon-uh-]

noun Law.

the person to whom an obligation is owed in a recognizance.

Origin of recognizee

First recorded in 1585–95; recognize + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for recognizee

recognizee

recognisee

noun

law the person to whom one entering into a recognizance is bound
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