conferee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n conferee a member of a conference
    • n conferee a person on whom something is bestowed; the conferees were..." "six honorary were conferred"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Conferee One upon whom something is conferred.
    • Conferee One who is conferred with, or who takes part in a conference; as, the conferees on the part of the Senate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n conferee One who is conferred with; a member of a conference.
    • n conferee One on whom something is conferred.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Conferee one conferred with
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Referee
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. conferrecon, together, ferre, to bring.

Usage

In literature:

You informed the conferees that you were two months in soliciting these powers.
"The Writings of Thomas Paine, Vol. I" by Thomas Paine
We are here, then, simply as conferees from States expressing our individual opinions.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
The conferees sat, and Davis continued.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
The opposition of grazing interests threw it into the hands of conferees.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
The conferees' report further enhanced them to yield approximately $2,500,000,000.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
In the beginning he found his conferees very unresponsive.
"The Clock that Had no Hands" by Herbert Kaufman
You informed the conferees that you were two months in soliciting these powers.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
Four of the conferees filed out and a brisk young man strode in.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
The conferees began to whisper softly.
"Earth Alert!" by Kris Neville
That proposition was agreed to by a majority of the conferees on the part of the House.
"The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield" by Emma Elizabeth Brown
His instinctive, habitual attitude toward other men was that of a conferee.
"Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;" by Clark S. Beardslee
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In news:

Limited Hours of Service exemption granted in October 2010 set to expire if House and Senate surface transportation bill conferees do not come to an agreement.
There's something inherently funny (if not annoying) about "National Historic Chemical Landmarks," but organizers of the American Chemical Society convention at McCormick Place in March came up with five landmarks conferees can visit.
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L Mica (R-FL) announced that House and Senate conferees are concluding a bicameral, bipartisan agreement on a major transportation bill.
Sen Charles J Colgan, Prince William Democrat and a budget conferee, signed more.
The current transportation authorization expires on June 30, placing pressure on conferees to produce an agreement before that date.
The massive trade legislation hammered out by House and Senate conferees last week is without many o.
The US Senate named 14 of its members as conferees on the surface transportation reauthorization bill, and the US House of Representatives named 33 of its members as conferees.
A copy of the final legislation hashed out between House and Senate conferees.
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In science:

Each conferee had a little apartment with a tiny attic.
My Life with Fisher
The next day various Danish conferees complained about the arrangement.
My Life with Fisher
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