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Definition of the noun addressee
What does addressee mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: addressees
- one to whom something is addressed
- examples: They confused the names of the sender and the addressee. | The speaker is annoyed that the addressee is late. | The speaker wants to know the addressee to tell him the time. | The speaker thinks it's time the addressee went home. | Send a registered letter to be sure that it will reach its addressee.
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- more generic words: receiver / recipient = a person who receives something
Alternative definition of the noun addressee
- The person or organization to which something, such as a letter or message, is addressed, for whom the item is intended.
Addressee: The person, character, or group that the quotation was addressed to. Many quotations do not have an explicit addressee, and this property should be left empty in those cases. Implicit addressees, such as "the audience" or "the reader" should not be entered.
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Approaching Dialogue (1998)
Talk, Interaction and Contexts in Dialogical Perspectives by Per Linell
and occasionally, the addressee is the speaker himself, as in a soliloquy. Most typically, however, there is a direct primary addressee who is co- present in the ...
Us and Others (2002)
Social Identities Across Languages, Discourses and Cultures by Anna Duszak
If this category is present in the pronoun system speakers have to decide whether the addressee is a member of the WE group or not. Since the speech act role addressee is a universal role and since the addressee more likely belongs to the ...
by Yan Huang
addressee('s) maxim actual presupposition See pre-supposition. actual world See possible world(s). ad hoc concept A notion introduced by the American psychologist Laurence Barsalou, which refers to the pragmatic adjustment of a ...
A Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)
by Katie Wales
ADDRESSEE; ADDRESSER; ADDRESSIVITY endearments and insults (darling, bitch), as well as first name (Katie), surname (Wales), and title and last name ( Professor Wales). choice of forms, which clearly vary in degree of formality, ...
ADDRESSER –––– ADDRESSEE (emotive) (conative) CONTACT (phatic ) CODE ...
by Pagani, Margherita
An example of negligible dependency is the relation between the parameters feedback control and feedback addressee, where the influence of modifying the actual value of feedback control from structure-based to timer-based–and the ...
Volume 6 - Electronic Dictionaries in Machine Translation to Evaluation of Software: Microsoft Word Version 4.0 by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
Note 1: The notification includes the date and time of delivery based on the delivery confirmation given by the delivery person, the addressee or ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2D2R1E1S1S1E1E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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