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"recipient" in British English

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recipientnoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈsɪp.i.ənt/ 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 artificial heart.

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"recipient" in Business English

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recipientnoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈsɪpiənt/ us

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 government funds.
As a grant recipient, you are required to write an annual report.

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