Definition of covenantee in English:

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covenantee

Pronunciation: /ˌkəvənənˈtē/ /-nan-/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Law
The person to whom a promise by covenant is made.
Example sentences
  • Nor will it assist the appellant if it falls within the first class, since he was not the original covenantee.
  • This means that the covenantee has a choice between suing the owner, or proceeding against the original covenantor.
  • To be legally effective, the covenant must be signed, sealed and delivered by the covenantor to the covenantee.

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Syllabification: cov·e·nan·tee

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