presentee
noun Date: 15th century one who is presented or to whom something is presented

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Presentee — Pres en*tee , n. [F. pr[ e]sent[ e], p. p. See {Present}, v. t. ] One to whom something is presented; also, one who is presented; specifically (Eccl.), one presented to benefice. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • presentee — [prez΄ən tē′] n. [Anglo Fr < OFr, pp. of presenter] 1. a person presented, as for institution to a benefice 2. a person to whom something is presented …   English World dictionary

  • presentee — /prez euhn tee /, n. 1. a person to whom something is presented. 2. a person who is presented, as to a benefice. 3. a debutante. [1490 1500; < AF; see PRESENT2, EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • presentee — noun A person who is presented, or to whom an award is given …   Wiktionary

  • présentée — Part. pas. f.s. présenter …   French Morphology and Phonetics

  • presentee — noun a person recommended for a position, especially a Church living …   English new terms dictionary

  • Presentee — ♦ Candidate nominated by the patron for appointment to a benefice. (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272 1461, 366) …   Medieval glossary

  • presentee — pres·en·tee …   English syllables

  • presentee — /prɛzənˈti/ (say prezuhn tee) noun 1. someone to whom something is presented. 2. someone who is presented …   Australian English dictionary

  • presentee — The person to whom a presentation to a benefice was made. See presentation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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