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I need to know can we use any single word which refers to the meaning of intended person. For example, in a shop we can have Salesman and Manager. I need to send a mail to anyone of person. I wish to have a single word which refers to intended person(either Salesman/Manager).

Regards, Santhanam

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Bradd Szonye, TrevorD, tchrist, p.s.w.g, Brian Hooper Aug 2 '13 at 14:47

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I'm not sure what you're asking for here, or why you want a single word for it. Can you please clarify? –  Bradd Szonye Aug 2 '13 at 7:04
    
I need to use it to declare a variable while coding a software. I can use some other variable name for it. Just out of curiosity, I wanted to whether any word available or not. –  Santhanam Aug 2 '13 at 7:12
    
@Santhanam I would suggest using recipient. –  lexeme Aug 2 '13 at 7:13
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Please note that “Naming, including naming programming variables/classes” is off-topic here. Also, I'm still not sure what you're asking for; we need to know why you're selecting the specific person to know what to call them. If it's purely to designate an e-mail recipient, then why not just call it that? –  Bradd Szonye Aug 2 '13 at 7:15
    
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about naming of variables in software. –  Brian Hooper Aug 2 '13 at 14:47

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In this particular case, I would suggest either phrasing it with the general "To whom it may concern" or with the more direct "Employee."

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If your simply want to name a variable and want to (semantically) reference an entire group/one participant of the group for mailing then you should use recipient.

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