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recipientnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈsɪp.i.ənt/ formal
(Definition of recipient from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recipient" in American English

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recipientnoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈsɪp·i·ənt/
a ​person who ​receives something: Lund was the first ​female recipient of an ​artificialheart.
(Definition of recipient from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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recipientnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈsɪpiənt/
a ​person or ​organization that receives something, such as ​money, a ​prize, etc.: a recipient of sth They are the country's biggest recipient of ​governmentfunds. As a ​grant recipient, you are ​required to write an ​annualreport. The recipient ​organization is ​responsible for ​monitoringexpenditure.
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(Definition of recipient from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “recipient”
in Spanish destinatario…
in Vietnamese người nhận…
in Malaysian penerima…
in Thai ผู้รับ…
in French récipiendaire, destinataire…
in German der/die Empfänger(in)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接受者, 领受者, 承受者…
in Turkish alıcı, alan kimse…
in Russian получатель…
in Indonesian penerima…
in Chinese (Traditional) 接受者, 領受者, 承受者…
in Polish odbior-ca/czyni, laureat/ka…
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