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addressee

[ad-re-see, uh-dre-see] /ˌæd rɛˈsi, ə drɛˈsi/
noun
1.
the person, company, or the like to whom a piece of mail is addressed.
Origin of addressee
1670-1680
1670-80, Americanism; address + -ee
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addressee

/ˌædrɛˈsiː/
noun
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
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n.

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

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communications
One to whom something is addressed. E.g. "The To, CC, and BCC headers list the addressees of the e-mail message". Normally an addressee will eventually be a recipient, unless there is a failure at some point (an e-mail "bounces") or the message is redirected to a different addressee.
(2000-03-22)

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