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attendee

An attendee is a person who shows up at an event or meeting. If you go to your family reunion every summer, you can say you're a regular attendee.

Conferences, conventions, and other gatherings need to have attendees so they can proceed as planned. You might be a French club attendee at school or a regular town bike swap attendee. The original word for attendee was attender, but its meaning came to be "someone who waits on others," while attendee, as of the mid-20th century, was "someone who attends."

Definitions of attendee
  1. noun
    a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    “the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees
    synonyms: attendant, attender, meeter
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    types:
    conventioneer
    someone who attends a convention
    partygoer
    someone who is attending a party
    symposiast
    someone who participates in a symposium
    type of:
    participant
    someone who takes part in an activity
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