Recipient - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈsɪpiənt|  American pronunciation of the word recipient
Brit.  |rɪˈsɪpɪənt|  British pronunciation of the word recipient

noun

- a person who receives something (syn: receiver)
- the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

Examples

the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

...one of those rare films that are the recipient of both critical and popular réclame...

a recipient of a transplanted heart

Word forms

noun
singular: recipient
plural: recipients
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