- A person or thing that receives or is awarded something: the recipient of the Nobel Peace PrizeMore example sentences
- Mr Logue said his family was both overwhelmed and proud to be the recipients of the award.
- They are the recipients of Smart awards from the Department of Trade and Industry.
- Much of the money to pay benefits to future recipients will have to come from somewhere else.
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- Receiving or capable or receiving something: a recipient countryMore example sentences
- This would be widely denounced as a form of neo-colonialism in both donor and recipient countries.
- Finally, a telegraphic or telex message is not recorded, except by the sending and recipient banks.
- The agreement placed a greater emphasis on dialogue between the EU and recipient states.
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- The re-employment bonus proposal doesn't address the real world problem of inadequate unemployment insurance benefit levels and low unemployment insurance recipiency.
- One of the most salient features of the economic crisis in Sweden during the 1990s was the dramatic increase in long-term social assistance recipiency.
mid 16th century: from Latin recipient- 'receiving', from the verb recipere.