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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The person to whom merchandise is delivered over.

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  • Under such a shipment the shipper retains the right to direct the carrier to deliver the goods to someone other than the named consignee.
  • The presumption, in the absence of proof, is, that the consignee is the agent of the shipper.
  • Why say that the goods belonged to "subjects of the King of Italy," when the consignee was the real owner?
  • Perhaps the consignee will appreciate my patterns? for more
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