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Definition of assignee:

  1. A person to whom an assignment is made; a person appointed or deputed by another to do some act, perform some business, or enjoy some right, privilege, or property; as, an assignee of a bankrupt. See Assignment ( c). An assignee may be by special appointment or deed, or be created by jaw; as an executor.
  2. In England, the persons appointed, under a commission of bankruptcy, to manage the estate of a bankrupt for the benefit of his creditors.



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