[ trans-fuh-ree ]

  1. a person who is transferred or removed, as from one place to another.

  2. Law. a person to whom a transfer is made, as of property.

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Origin of transferee

First recorded in 1730–40; transfer + -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for transferee


/ (ˌtrænsfəˈriː) /

  1. property law a person to whom property is transferred

  2. a person who is transferred

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