covenantee
noun Date: 1649 the person to whom a promise in the form of a covenant is made

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  • covenantee — cov·e·nan·tee /ˌkə və ˌnan tē, nən / n: a person to whom or an entity to which a promise in the form of a covenant is made Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. covenantee …   Law dictionary

  • Covenantee — Cov e*nan*tee (k?v ? nan t? ), n. (Law) The person in whose favor a covenant is made. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • covenantee — [kuv΄ə nən tē′] n. the party to whom the promises set down in a covenant are made …   English World dictionary

  • covenantee — /kuv euh neuhn tee , nan /, n. a person to whom something is promised in a covenant. [1640 50; COVENANT + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • covenantee — n. on who accepts a promise via a formal agreement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • covenantee — cov·e·nan·tee …   English syllables

  • covenantee — cov•e•nan•tee [[t]ˌkʌv ə nənˈti, næn [/t]] n. law a person to whom something is promised in a covenant • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • covenantee — /kʌvənənˈti/ (say kuvuhnuhn tee) noun Law the party for whose benefit a covenant is made …   Australian English dictionary

  • covenantee — /kavanantiy/ The party to whom a covenant is made …   Black's law dictionary

  • covenantee — /kavanantiy/ The party to whom a covenant is made …   Black's law dictionary

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