appointee (n.) 1768, after Fr. appointé, from apointer (see APPOINT (Cf. appoint) + -EE (Cf. -ee)).

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  • appointee — [ə poin΄tē′, ap΄oin tē′] n. a person appointed to some position …   English World dictionary

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  • appointee — UK [əˌpɔɪnˈtiː] / US [əˌpɔɪnˈtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms appointee : singular appointee plural appointees someone who has been chosen to do a particular job government appointees …   English dictionary

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