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English definition of “assignor”

assignor

noun [C]     /əˌsaɪˈnɔːr/ US   /əˈsaɪnər/
LAW a person who gives the rights to a property, etc. to someone else: When a lease is being transferred, the current lessee is the "assignor" and the proposed new lessee is the "assignee".
(Definition of assignor noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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