addressee


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ad·dress·ee

 (ăd′rĕ-sē′, ə-drĕs′ē′)
n.
The one to whom something is addressed.

addressee

(ˌædrɛˈsiː)
n
1. a person or organization to whom a letter, parcel, etc, is addressed
2. a person who is addressed in conversation, a speech, a poem, etc

ad•dress•ee

(ˌæd rɛˈsi, ə drɛˈsi)

n.
the person, company, or the like to whom a piece of mail is addressed.
[1670–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.addressee - one to whom something is addressedaddressee - one to whom something is addressed  
recipient, receiver - a person who receives something
Translations
المُرْسَل إلَيه
adresát
adressat
viîtakandi
adresát

addressee

[ˌædreˈsiː] Ndestinatario/a m/f (Comm) → consignatario/a m/f
"postage to be paid by the addressee""a franquear en destino"

addressee

[ˌædrɛˈsiː] ndestinataire mf

addressee

nEmpfänger(in) m(f), → Adressat(in) m(f)

addressee

[ˌædrɛˈsiː] ndestinatario/a

address

(əˈdres) verb
1. to put a name and address on (an envelope etc). Address the parcel clearly.
2. to speak or write to. I shall address my remarks to you only.
((American) ˈӕdres) noun
1. the name of the house, street, town etc where a person lives. His address is 30 Main St, Edinburgh.
2. a speech. He made a long and boring address.
ˌaddresˈsee (ӕd-) noun
the person to whom a letter etc is addressed.
References in classic literature ?
I sealed the letter, and dispatched it by the hand of a corridor lacquey, with orders to hand it to the addressee in person.
It took 10 days for delivering a letter from Karachi to a Karachi addressee through Pakistan Post's UMS.
That package will remain at the waiting shed until its addressee picks it up or asks somebody to have it brought to him or her.
Roman Jakobson's model of speech communication introduced 6 elements of language communication, namely addresser, addressee, context, message, contact and code.
The scope of the model presented here relates to communicative situations in which contextual underdetermination is present and the addressee has specific information about the speaker's interests, from which he/she obtains an order of preference between contextually plausible meanings.
Besides, any email address made available by the addressee to the I- T authority or any person authorised by such I- T authority, the CBDT notification issued earlier this week states.
Service shall be proved by either a dated and legalised receipt from the addressee or a certificate from the authority of the State addressed, establishing the fact, method and date of the service.
52 First, an injunction such as that at issue in the main proceedings leaves its addressee to determine the specific measures to be taken in order to achieve the result sought, with the result that he can choose to put in place measures which are best adapted to the resources and abilities available to him and which are compatible with the other obligations and challenges which he will encounter in the exercise of his activity.
This is because it is dubious whether the PKK is a reliable addressee with this complicated structure.
The act of advising is characterized by the benefit that it intends to involve for the addressee. It may be argued that all the other features of advising depend on the benefit component.
Through the activation of part (a) of the Cost-Benefit Cognitive Model, which constitutes the background for the high-level model of requesting, the speaker enquires about the addressee's willingness to help.
they concern the addressee, whereas, most rhetorical tag questions in spoken conversation are speaker-centred, i.e.