conferee
noun Date: 1771 one taking part in a conference

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Conferee — Con fer*ee , n. [Cf. {Referee}.] 1. One who is conferred with, or who takes part in a conference; as, the conferees on the part of the Senate. [1913 Webster] 2. One upon whom something is conferred. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conferee — UK US /ˌkɒnfəˈriː/ noun [C] ► MEETINGS a person who takes part in a conference ► US GOVERNMENT a member of the US Congress who is discussing a possible new law: »House and Senate conferees have been struggling this week to finalize new… …   Financial and business terms

  • conferee — ☆ conferee [kän΄fər ē′ ] n. 1. a participant in a conference 2. a person on whom an honor, degree, or favor is conferred …   English World dictionary

  • conferee — /kon feuh ree /, n. 1. a person on whom something is conferred, esp. the recipient of an academic degree. 2. a person, group, etc., that confers or takes part in a conference. Also, conferree. [1765 75, Amer.; CONFER + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • conferee — noun a) A person who participates in a conference b) A person on whom something is conferred or bestowed …   Wiktionary

  • conferee — (Roget s Thesaurus II) also conferree noun One who participates in a conference: discussant, discusser. See MEET, WORDS …   English dictionary for students

  • conferee — con·fer·ee || ‚kÉ’nfÉ™ riː n. receiver of a degree; one who is granted something; one who participates in a conference …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conferee — noun 1》 a person who attends a conference. 2》 a person on whom something is conferred …   English new terms dictionary

  • conferee — con·fer·ee …   English syllables

  • conferee — con•fer•ee or con•fer•ree [[t]ˌkɒn fəˈri[/t]] n. 1) a person on whom something is conferred 2) a person, group, etc., that confers or takes part in a conference • Etymology: 1765–75, amer …   From formal English to slang

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