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1. A party to which a transfer of property, rights, or interest is made.
2. One appointed to act for another; a deputy or agent.
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1. (Law) law a person to whom some right, interest, or property is transferred
2. history Austral a convict who had undergone assignment
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as•sign•ee(ə saɪˈni, ˌæs əˈni)
a person to whom property is transferred, either in perpetuity or in trust.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French]
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|Noun||1.||assignee - (law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
party - a person involved in legal proceedings; "the party of the first part"
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