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 (dĭ-vī′zē′, dĕv′ĭ-zē′)
n. Law
One to whom a devise is made; a beneficiary.
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(dɪvaɪˈziː; ˌdɛvɪ-)
(Law) property law a person to whom property, esp realty, is devised by will. Compare legatee
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(dɪ vaɪˈzi, ˌdɛv ə zi)

a person to whom a devise of property is made.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.devisee - someone to whom property (especially realty) is devised by will
beneficiary, donee - the recipient of funds or other benefits
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