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also con·fer·ree  (kŏn′fə-rē′)
1. A participant in a conference.
2. One upon whom something, such as an honor, is conferred.


(ˌkɒnfɜːˈriː) or


1. a person who takes part in a conference
2. a person on whom an honour or gift is conferred


or con•fer•ree

(ˌkɒn fəˈri)

1. a person on whom something is conferred.
2. a person, group, etc., that confers or takes part in a conference.
[1765–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conferee - a person on whom something is bestowed; "six honorary were conferred; the conferees were..."
recipient, receiver - a person who receives something
2.conferee - a member of a conference
conference - a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
communicator - a person who communicates with others


also conferree
One who participates in a conference:


[ˌkɒnfɜːˈriː] N (US) → congresista mf
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