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1A person to whom a job or role is assigned:‘an appointee to to the federal judiciary’‘the Commission calls for a reduction in the number of political appointees’
A person empowered by the owner of property to decide the disposition of that property:‘an appointee will arrange to receive your state benefits and pay your bills’
- ‘As an appointee you’re responsible for making and maintaining any benefit claims.’
- ‘The city council became his legal appointee and started claiming retirement benefits and pensions credits on his behalf in 1995.’
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