pledgee
noun Date: 1766 one to whom a pledge is given

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pledgee — pledg·ee /ple jē/ n: one to whom property is pledged Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. pledgee …   Law dictionary

  • pledgee — pledg‧ee [ˌpleˈdʒiː] noun [countable] LAW FINANCE a lender that accepts a pledge for a loan * * * pledgee UK US /pledʒˈiː/ noun [C] ► FINANCE a person who lends money and accepts a pledge for the loan: »The pledgee obtained good titl …   Financial and business terms

  • Pledgee — Pledg*ee , n. The one to whom a pledge is given, or to whom property pledged is delivered. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pledgee — [ple jē′] n. a person to whom a pledge is delivered: distinguished from PLEDGOR …   English World dictionary

  • pledgee — /plej ee /, n. a person to whom a pledge is made or with whom something is deposited as a pledge. [1760 70; PLEDGE + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pledgee — noun someone who receives a pledge …   Wiktionary

  • pledgee — pledg·ee || ple dʒɪː n. lender, creditor; one who receives property as security …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pledgee — n. (Law.) Pawnee …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pledgee — pledg·ee …   English syllables

  • pledgee — pledg•ee [[t]plɛdʒˈi[/t]] n. law a person to whom something is pledged …   From formal English to slang

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