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garnishee

[gahr-ni-shee] /ˌgɑr nɪˈʃi/
verb (used with object), garnisheed, garnisheeing.
1.
to attach (money or property) by garnishment.
2.
to serve (a person) with a garnishment.
noun
3.
a person served with a garnishment.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; garnish + -ee
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Examples from the web for garnishee
  • The garnishee shall notify the debtor of the amount withheld each pay period and the method used to determine the amount.
  • Both the garnishee and the debtor must be served with the garnishment summons and complaint.
  • The garnishee must then file an answer with the court.
  • To give notice to the debtor and the garnishee of the commencement of the garnishment of earnings process.
British Dictionary definitions for garnishee

garnishee

/ˌɡɑːnɪˈʃiː/
noun
1.
a person upon whom a garnishment has been served
verb (transitive) -nishees, -nisheeing, -nisheed
2.
to attach (a debt or other property) by garnishment
3.
to serve (a person) with a garnishment
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Word Origin and History for garnishee
n.

1620s, from garnish (v.) + -ee.

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