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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assignee  \As`sign*ee"\,  n.  [F.  assign['e],  p.  p.  of  assigner. 
  See  {Assign},  v.,  and  cf  {Assign}  an  assignee.]  (Law) 
  a  A  person  to  whom  an  assignment  is  made  a  person 
  appointed  or  deputed  by  another  to  do  some  act 
  perform  some  business,  or  enjoy  some  right  privilege, 
  or  property;  as  an  assignee  of  a  bankrupt.  See 
  {Assignment} 
  c  .  An  assignee  may  be  by  special  appointment  or  deed, 
  or  be  created  by  jaw;  as  an  executor.  --Cowell. 
  --Blount. 
  b  pl  In  England,  the  persons  appointed,  under  a 
  commission  of  bankruptcy,  to  manage  the  estate  of  a 
  bankrupt  for  the  benefit  of  his  creditors. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  assignee 
  n  :  the  party  to  whom  something  is  assigned  (e.g.,  someone  to 
  whom  a  right  or  property  is  legally  transferred) 




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