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  • noun Plural form of pledgee.

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Examples

  • a measure of the 'pledgees' potential and worth to become a member.

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  • “I always thought that fraternities just beat pledgees with paddles and made them do ridiculous tasks, then went wild,” Sean told the frat group.

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  • “I always thought that fraternities just beat pledgees with paddles and made them do ridiculous tasks, then went wild,” Sean told the frat group.

    Super Woman’s Child

  • The right to these remedies extends not only to pledgees, lessees, and those having a lien, who exclude their bailor, but to simple bailees, as they have been called, who have no interest in the chattels, no right of detention as against the owner, and neither give nor receive a reward.

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  • Neither mr grover nor his many pledgees will release a complete listing of those who have made pledges to mr grover or what exactly all the pledges were.

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  • Giving Pledge pledgees include Steve Case, junk-bond king

    Phillies Zone

  • According to USAToday.com, pledgees vow to give away the majority of their wealth.

    Phillies Zone

  • This is especially a problem because many churchmembers suffer from pledge fatigue, having given much money already in the past and / or been "hassled" routinely by budget-conscious church folks asking for more giving (often such constant pledge driving is necessary, but that doesn't mean it fails to take a toll on the pledgees over time).

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  • With the money tied to such a visible and widely appreciated program, pledgees are more likely to give money they might have held back, and every time the bell choir performs, the donors can take satisfaction in the contribution they've made to the community.

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  • Their mentality become "I endured the slings and arrows and I am not going to let future pledgees / members get in any easier than I".

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