Covenantee - definition of covenantee by The Free Dictionary
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cov·e·nant·ee (kŭv′ə-năn-tē′, -nən-)
The party to whom the promise in a covenant is made.
(Law) the person to whom the promise in a covenant is made
cov•e•nan•tee (ˌkʌv ə nənˈti, -næn-)
a person to whom something is promised in a covenant.
References in periodicals archive
Unless the covenantee
has a legitimate interest to be protected by the agreement, the law will not enforce such a contract, since this would merely prohibit ordinary competition.
A covenant is a contract in which the covenanter makes a promise to a covenantee
to do or not do some action.
Or, alternatively, its importance may be too great for the covenantee
to agree to its release.