April 22, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
recipient /rɪˈsɪpijənt/ noun
recipient
/rɪˈsɪpijənt/
noun

plural recipients

The coworkers are recipients of an award.
The coworkers are recipients of an award.
Learner's definition of RECIPIENT

[count] formal

: a person who receives something

  • welfare recipients

— often + of

  • She is the recipient of many honors. [=she has received many honors]

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