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recipient


re·cip·i·ent  (r-sp-nt)
adj.
Functioning as a receiver; receptive.
n.
1. One that receives or is receptive.
2. One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.

[Latin recipins, recipient-, present participle of recipere, to receive; see receive.]


recipient  /rspint/  n. a person who receives s.t. sent or given by another: My grandmother was the recipient of 72 Christmas cards this year.||That man is a welfare recipient. recipient

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