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assignee (assign)

n. a person to whom property is transferred by sale or gift, particularly real property. (See: assign)

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a person to whom some right, interest, or property is transferred; see ASSIGNATION.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

ASSIGNEE. One to whom an assignment has been made.
     2. Assignees are either assignees in fact or assignees in law. An assignee in fact is one to whom an assignment has been made in fact by the party having the right. An assignee in law is one in whom the law vest's the right, as an executor or administrator. Co. Litt. 210 a, note 1; Hob. 9. Vide Assigns, and 1 Vern. 425; 1 Salk. 81 7 East, 337; Bac. Ab. Covenant, E; a Saund. 182, note 1; Arch. Civ. Pl. 50, 58, 70 Supp, to Ves. Jr, 72 2 Phil. Ev. Index, h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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