donee

donee
donee do‧nee [ˌdəʊˈniː ǁ ˌdoʊ-] noun [countable] LAW
1. someone who receives money or other valuable things from another person:

• All the property given to the donee by the donor will be subject to tax.

— compare beneficiary
2. LAW someone who has been given a power of attorney:

• She was of sufficient capability to be a suitable donee.

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donee UK US /dəʊˈniː/ noun [C]
a person or organization that receives something of value such as money or goods: »

All property given to the donee by the donor may be subject to duty.

LAW a person or organization that is given power of attorney (= the legal right to make decisions for someone): »

If a contract needs to be signed, the donee must be someone over the age of 18.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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