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Meaning of “payee” in the English Dictionary

"payee" in British English

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payeenoun [C]

uk   us   /peɪˈiː/ specialized
a ​person who ​money is ​paid to or should be ​paid to
(Definition of payee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"payee" in American English

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payeenoun [C]

 us   /peɪˈI/
a ​person to whom ​money is given or ​owed
(Definition of payee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"payee" in Business English

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payeenoun [C]

uk   us   /peɪˈiː/
FINANCE, BANKING a ​person that ​money or a cheque is ​paid to or should be ​paid to: They ​filled in the ​amount on the ​cheque, but ​left the payee's ​nameblank.
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(Definition of payee from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “payee”
in Chinese (Simplified) 受款人,收款人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受款人,收款人…
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