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American English: /rəˈsɪpiənt/
British English: /rɪˈsɪpɪənt/

Translation of recipient in Spanish:


  • [formal] (of letter)
    destinatario, (-ria) (masculine, feminine)
    (of an organ) (Medicine)
    receptor, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    he was the recipient of much criticism
    fue objeto de muchas críticas
    she was the recipient of an honorary doctorate
    le confirieron un doctorado honoris causa
    (before noun) (body/organization)
    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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