noun Law.
a person to whom a gift is made.
a person who has a power of appointment in property.

1515–25; don(or) + -ee Unabridged
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donee (dəʊˈniː)
1.  a person who receives a gift
2.  a person to whom a power of appointment is given
[C16: from don(or) + -ee]

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Example sentences
If this wounds you, let the donee know that there are conditions attached to the gift, and give them a chance to turn it down.
Payment must be by check issued by the eligible donee organization.
The donor is responsible for requesting and obtaining the written acknowledgement from the donee.
When the property is received, staff will call and notify the donee that it is available.
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