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payee

Legal Definition of payee

Noun

  1. The person to whom payment is addressed or given. In family law, the term usually refers to the person who receives or to whom support or maintenance is owed. In commercial law, the term refers to the person to whom a bill of exchange is made payable. On a regular check, the space preceded with the words "pay to the order of" identifies the payee.

Definition of payee

Noun

payee (plural payees)

  1. One to whom money is paid.

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