abandonee

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abandon +‎ -ee

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Noun[edit]

abandonee (plural abandonees)

  1. (law) One to whom something is abandoned. [Mid 19th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “abandonee” in Lesley Brown, editor, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 2.