attendee

attendee "one who attends" (something), 1961, from ATTEND (Cf. attend) + -EE (Cf. -ee). Attender is older (mid-15c.) but had senses "one who waits upon" and "one who gives heed."

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  • attendee — at‧ten‧dee [əˌtenˈdiː] noun [countable] formal a person who is present at a meeting : • I didn t see him on the list of attendees. * * * attendee UK US /ətenˈdiː/ noun [C] FORMAL ► some …   Financial and business terms

  • attendee — [ə ten dē′, əten′dē; at′en dē] n. a person who attends or is present at a meeting, gathering, etc …   English World dictionary

  • attendee — UK [əˌtenˈdiː] / US [əˌtenˈdɪ] noun [countable] Word forms attendee : singular attendee plural attendees someone who is present at an event or activity …   English dictionary

  • attendee — noun Attendee is used after these nouns: ↑conference, ↑congress, ↑convention, ↑workshop …   Collocations dictionary

  • attendee — attend ► VERB 1) be present at. 2) go regularly to (a school, church, etc). 3) (attend to) deal with or pay attention to. 4) occur at the same time as or as a result of. 5) escort and wait on (an important person). DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • attendee — noun Date: 1937 a person who is present on a given occasion or at a given place < attendees at a convention > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • attendee — /euh ten dee , at en , euh ten dee/, n. a person who is present at a specific time or place: a conference with thousands of attendees. [1935 40; ATTEND + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • attendee — noun a) A person who is attended. b) A person who attends (a function). Syn: attender, audience, participant See Also: attendant …   Wiktionary

  • attendee — at|ten|dee [əˌtenˈdi:, ˌæten ] n someone who is at an event such as a meeting or a course …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • attendee — [[t]əte̱ndi͟ː[/t]] attendees N COUNT The attendees at something such as a conference are the people who are attending it. [mainly AM] Only one half of the attendees could fit into the large hall at any one time …   English dictionary

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