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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One to whom or to which ownership of property is transferred.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The person to whom a property is alienated

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One to whom the title of property is transferred; -- opposed to alienor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One to whom the title to property is transferred: as, “if the alienee enters and keeps possession,” Blackstone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone to whom the title of property is transferred

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