Meaning of “consignee” in the English Dictionary


"consignee" in Business English

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consigneenoun [ C ]

uk /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.

(Definition of “consignee” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)