meaning of addressee

addressee meaning in General Dictionary

anyone to whom such a thing is dealt with

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  • someone to whom one thing is dealt with
  • anyone to whom anything is dealt with.

addressee meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1810; see address (v.) + -ee.

addressee meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Anyone to who something is dealt with.

Sentence Examples with the word addressee

In connexion with the post-office there are inland money order and savings-bank businesses; and in addition the value-payable system, by which the post-office undertakes to recover from the addressee the value of an article sent by post and to remit the amount to the sender, has found great popularity.

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