Assignee

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Definition: Assignee


Quick Summary of Assignee


A person to whom a property right is transferred. For example, an assignee may take over a lease from a tenant who wants to permanently move out before the lease expires. The assignee takes control of the property and assumes all the legal rights and responsibilities of the tenant, including payment of rent. However, the original tenant remains legally responsible if the assignee fails to pay the rent.



What is the dictionary definition of Assignee?

Dictionary Definition


n. a person to whom property is transferred by sale or gift, particularly real property.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Assignee are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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