I have searched a lot and could not come to a conclusion about what should be the exact word :)

My guess is that the closest possible word for this should be "beneficiary", but there are other words as well.

Can somebody explain, what exactly should be the word and why?

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  • Can you tell us where you have searched and not found the right word? – Kris Oct 22 '13 at 14:15

What about donee?

Donee, according to Oxford Dictionaries Online, is used in the matter of a gift, but perhaps it's the best option to use since a donor is one who donates.

Other options (though these are a tad boring): recipient, receiver.

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    Since it's a rare word, I think donee might work best in a context where it's obviously paired with donor. – snailboat Oct 22 '13 at 10:38
  • Gosh, those were egregious mistakes. Thanks, @snailboat, for pointing them out! – mikhailcazi Oct 22 '13 at 10:47

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