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abandonee

[uh-ban-duh-nee] /əˌbæn dəˈni/
noun
1.
the party to whom a right or property is abandoned by another, especially an insurer to whom a property has been relinquished.
2.
a person who has been abandoned.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; abandon1 + -ee
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  • Someone that holds or claims abandoned property is an abandonee.
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abandonee

/əˌbændəˈniː/
noun
1.
(law) a person to whom something is formally relinquished, esp an insurer having the right to salvage a wreck
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