Definition of bailee in English:


Line breaks: bail¦ee
Pronunciation: /beɪˈliː


  • A person or party to whom goods are delivered for a purpose, such as custody or repair, without transfer of ownership: the hirer is a bailee
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    • As a matter of interpretation, the policies covered goods of third parties of which the claimants were bailees.
    • Interestingly, publishers might also require a bailee policy, depending upon the ownership rights of works kept on site.
    • Such relationships may include those between employer and employee, school and pupil, or bailor and bailee.

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