recoveree

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

recover +‎ -ee

Noun[edit]

recoveree (plural recoverees)

  1. (law) The person against whom a judgement is obtained in common recovery.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for recoveree in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)


Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French recovree; equivalent to recoveren +‎ -e (participial suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛˈkuvəreː/, /rɛˈkɔvəreː/

Noun[edit]

recoveree (uncountable)

  1. (rare, Late Middle English) Restoration or granting of that which is legally due.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: recovery

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