abandonee


abandonee
\\ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷də|nē\ noun (-s)
: one that holds or claims abandoned property; specifically : the person (as the insurer in marine insurance) to whom property or rights are relinquished

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Abandonee — A*ban don*ee ([.a]*b[a^]n d[u^]n*[=e] ), n. (Law) One to whom anything is legally abandoned. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abandonee — n. A person or party to whom property or a right has been abandoned or relinquished. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • Abandonee — …   Wikipedia

  • abandonee — /euh ban deuh nee /, n. 1. the party to whom a right or property is abandoned by another, esp. an insurer to whom a property has been relinquished. 2. a person who has been abandoned. [1840 50; ABANDON1 + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • abandonee — noun One to whom anything is legally abandoned …   Wiktionary

  • abandonee — É™bændÉ™ nɪː n. person to whom something is legally left behind (Legal); one that has been forsaken or deserted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abandonee — aban·don·ee …   English syllables

  • abandonee — /əbændəˈni/ (say uhbanduh nee) noun Law someone to whom something is formally relinquished, especially an insurer to whom a wreck has been abandoned. See abandon1 (def. 8) …   Australian English dictionary

  • abandonee —   n. underwriter to whom such ship or cargo is abandoned …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • abandonee — A party to whom a right or property is abandoned or relinquished by another. Term is applied to the insurers of vessels and cargoes …   Black's law dictionary


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