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assigneenoun [C]

uk   us   /əˌsaɪˈniː/
LAW a ​person to whom the ​rights to a ​property, etc. have been given: The ​leasestates that the ​originaltenant should not be ​liable in the ​event of ​default by the assignee.
HR a ​person who has been ​sent by their ​company or ​organization to ​live and ​work in another ​place for a ​period of ​time: Short-term assignees often do not take their family with them, especially when the ​place of ​work is abroad. Companies have ​certainstructures in ​place to ​helpglobal assignees ​settle into a new country.
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