inductee (n.) 1941, American English, from INDUCT (Cf. induct) + -EE (Cf. -ee).

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  • inductee — ☆ inductee [in΄duk tē′ ] n. a person inducted or being inducted, esp. into the armed forces …   English World dictionary

  • inductee — UK [ˌɪndʌkˈtiː] / US [ɪnˌdʌkˈtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms inductee : singular inductee plural inductees mainly American someone who has been officially accepted into a group, especially a military force …   English dictionary

  • inductee — induct ► VERB 1) admit formally to a post or organization. 2) US enlist (someone) for military service. DERIVATIVES inductee noun. ORIGIN Latin inducere lead in …   English terms dictionary

  • inductee — noun Date: 1940 one who is inducted …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inductee — /in duk tee , in duk /, n. 1. a person inducted into military service. 2. a person inducted into an organization. [1940 45, Amer.; INDUCT + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inductee — noun a) A person who is inducted into an organization b) A person who is drafted or a volunteer that is activated into military service …   Wiktionary

  • inductee — Synonyms and related words: abecedarian, alphabetarian, apprentice, articled clerk, beginner, boot, catechumen, conscript, debutant, draft, drafted man, draftee, enlistee, enrollee, entrant, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, ignoramus, initiate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inductee — in|duc|tee [ˌındʌkˈti:] n AmE someone who is joining a special group, especially the army …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inductee — in|duct|ee [ ın,dʌk ti ] noun count AMERICAN someone who has been officially accepted into a group, especially a military force …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inductee — in·duc·tee || ‚ɪndÊŒk tɪː n. one who has been drafted into service (Military); initiate …   English contemporary dictionary

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