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Appointee   Listen
noun
Appointee  n.  
1.
A person appointed. "The commission authorizes them to make appointments, and pay the appointees."
2.
(law) A person in whose favor a power of appointment is executed.






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"Appointee" Quotes from Famous Books



... efficient fighting force than the fantastically uniformed rabble maintained by his suzerain, the Susuhunan. In certain respects this arrangement resembles the plan which is followed at West Point and Annapolis, where, if the appointee fails to meet the entrance requirements, the appointment goes to an alternate, who has been designated with just such a contingency in view. Both the Susuhunan and the Sultan are perfectly aware that the first sign of ...
— Where the Strange Trails Go Down • E. Alexander Powell

... of sudden fancies to new and sometimes queer people. Many of his appointments were eccentric and fell like bombshells upon the Senate, taking the appointee's home people completely ...
— Marse Henry, Complete - An Autobiography • Henry Watterson

... my brain: John Mayrant had a position at the Custom House! John Mayrant was subordinate to the President's appointee! She hadn't changed the subject so ...
— Lady Baltimore • Owen Wister

... nearly all the rest of the population. In view of these facts, Mr. Buchanan determined to supersede Brigham Young in the office of Governor, and to send to Utah a strong military force to sustain the new appointee in ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 3, Issue 17, March, 1859 • Various

... others doing the same for a certain period; and whereas I entrusted Father Juan Sanchez, of the Society of Jesus, with the inspection of the said book, as my proxy: therefore, I hereby grant permission to the said Doctor Antonio de Morga, so that, for the period of the next ten years, he, or his appointee, may freely have the said book printed by whatever printer he pleases; and I forbid any other person to do the same within the said time and without the said permission, under penalty of losing—and he ...
— History of the Philippine Islands Vols 1 and 2 • Antonio de Morga

... this very colored enumerator question. I found the supervisors over those districts about evenly divided for and against. I have been able to get suitable men all through, I think, though I might have had difficulty in securing a good appointee ...
— The Boy With the U.S. Census • Francis Rolt-Wheeler

... inexcusable." He once sent a scolding message to the State Senate, in which he said that "the money of the State is apparently expended with no regard to economy," and that "barefaced jobbery has been permitted." The Senate having refused to confirm a certain appointee, he declared that the opposition had "its rise in an overwhelming greed for the patronage which may attach to the place," and that the practical effect of such opposition was to perpetuate "the practice of unblushing peculation." ...
— The Cleveland Era - A Chronicle of the New Order in Politics, Volume 44 in The - Chronicles of America Series • Henry Jones Ford



Words linked to "Appointee" :   placeseeker, somebody, appointment, official, mortal, individual, placeman, person, someone, functionary



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