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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-re-see, uh-dre-see]
    • /ˌæd rɛˈsi, ə drɛˈsi/
    • /ˌæd.resˈiː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-re-see, uh-dre-see]
    • /ˌæd rɛˈsi, ə drɛˈsi/

Definitions of addressees word

  • noun addressees the person, company, or the like to whom a piece of mail is addressed. 1
  • noun addressees Plural form of addressee. 1
  • noun addressees plural of addressee. 0

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Origin of addressees

First appearance:

before 1670
One of the 47% oldest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1670-80; address + -ee

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Parts of speech for Addressees


addressees popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

addressees usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for addressees

noun addressees

  • dweller — to live or stay as a permanent resident; reside.
  • settler — a person or thing that settles.
  • colonist — Colonists are the people who start a colony or the people who are among the first to live in a particular colony.
  • inmate — a person who is confined in a prison, hospital, etc.
  • occupant — a person, family, group, or organization that lives in, occupies, or has quarters or space in or on something: the occupant of a taxicab; the occupants of the building.

Antonyms for addressees

noun addressees

  • alien — Alien means belonging to a different country, race, or group, usually one you do not like or are frightened of.
  • foreigner — a person not native to or naturalized in the country or jurisdiction under consideration; alien.
  • immigrant — a person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence.
  • landlord — a person or organization that owns and leases apartments to others.
  • displaced person — a person driven or expelled from his or her homeland by war, famine, tyranny, etc. Abbreviation: DP, D.P.

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