Definition of 'recipient'
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There surely can have been no more worthy recipient. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Beyond question, though, he is a most worthy recipient. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If Dfid is really committed to transparency, it needs to provide more detail on the recipients of foreign aid spending in future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet much of the money conveys little benefit to the intended recipient. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)Bangladesh has emerged as one of the biggest recipients. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Or we give prizes to people we deem worthy recipients. Christianity Today (2000)The recipients will include six quoted construction companies that have admitted involvement. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are now fears hundreds of other transplant recipients could have similar graffiti. The Sun (2013)The important question to ask is which benefit recipients the Government thinks can most bear it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have identified 64 intended recipients of those messages. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That makes our debt interest the fourth biggest recipient of public money in Whitehall. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Other recipients will include the disability charity Scope. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The transplant recipients are said to have paid $100,000 each for the organs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Only 60 per cent of transplant recipients receive a perfect match. The Sun (2015)One threw a punch but it failed to land, unlike its intended recipient in the pub car park. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All the members have deep pockets of poverty and some cannot make up their minds if they should be classical aid recipients or regional superpowers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Charities are trying to find the best way to work with countries that are recipients of aid but are donors, too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is governed by an international board made up of representatives from donor and recipient governments, as well as businesses and philanthropic foundations. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One of the main reasons why mail does not reach the intended recipient is because of individuals' failure to notify changes of address. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A sting operation arranged with Vatican police failed to catch the intended recipient. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The honour is restricted to 24 members at any one time, plus additional foreign recipients. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One of the biggest recipients of additional funds is the Department for Health. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For many decades, Africa was seen as a recipient of aid. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Ethiopia is the second-biggest recipient of British aid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The government maintains that the deal is a vote of confidence in Britain as a recipient of foreign direct investment and in its high-tech industries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I would rather throw it away if I cannot find a worthy recipient. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'recipient'
British English: recipient /rɪˈsɪpɪənt/ NOUN
The recipient of something is the person who receives it.
...recipients of government money.
- American English: recipient
- Arabic: مُسْتَلِم
- Brazilian Portuguese: recebedor
- Chinese: 接受者
- Croatian: primatelj
- Czech: příjemce
- Danish: modtager
- Dutch: ontvanger
- European Spanish: recipiente
- Finnish: vastaanottaja
- French: bénéficiaire
- German: Empfänger
- Greek: παραλήπτης
- Italian: destinatario
- Japanese: 受取人
- Korean: 수령인
- Norwegian: mottaker
- Polish: odbiorca
- European Portuguese: beneficiário
- Romanian: beneficiar
- Russian: адресат
- Spanish: recipiente
- Swedish: mottagare
- Thai: ผู้ได้รับ
- Turkish: alıcı kişi
- Ukrainian: отримувач
- Vietnamese: người nhận
Definition of recipient from the Collins English Dictionary
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