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What is an addressee?

 

Definition
 

An addressee is any of the immediate intended recipients of the speaker's communication, as grammaticalized in second person morphemes.

Generic
  An addressee is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Fillmore 1975:40

 

Levinson 1983:72


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