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noun as in receiver

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Erickson is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the American Academy of Arts and Letters prize and the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award.

The main problem is that while the Covid-19 vaccines now available are amazingly effective at protecting recipients, it’s not clear how much they can prevent them from spreading the virus to other people.

From Vox

Submitting such data is now encouraged but not required, and Virginia — like other states — has struggled to get sufficient demographic details about vaccine recipients.

Recent recipient Jason Becton, who works alongside his husband, Patrick Evans, as co-owners of MarieBette Café & Bakery in Charlottesville, Virginia, shares his story below.

From Ozy

An MBA recipient from Stanford Business School, Swaniker has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

From Time

The lucky recipient gets to choose from a selection of gifts ranging from cocktail kits to packages of wine and premium spirits.

That Snapchat deceptively told its users that the sender would be notified if a recipient took a screenshot of a snap.

Furthermore, there is the potential for those images to go beyond their intended recipient.

But I do not believe a country that has a sovereign wealth fund can be an aid recipient.

According to the recipient of his greeting, Patreese Johnson, he said, “I want some of that” and motioned to her crotch.

In conversation their minds are apt to remain in a recipient passive state.

And coincident with the same, she became the recipient of numerous offers from almost everywhere.

It was a privilege to sit so close to her at the table, to wait on her, and be the recipient of her charming smiles.

They were delivered in due time, and packed in a richly-mounted cedar chest, were sent to the royal recipient.

Mr. Paul is now the recipient of a salary of fifteen hundred dollars a year as teacher of a school in Boston.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recipient, such as: beneficiary, donee, heir, legatee, awardee, and conferree.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.