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English definition of “consignee”

consignee

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌkɒnsaɪˈniː/ US   /kənˈsaɪniː/ COMMERCE
the person or company to whom goods or documents are officially sent or delivered: A freight forwarder is an intermediate consignee - that is, they take possession of the goods before delivering them to the ultimate consignee. → Compare consignor
(Definition of consignee from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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