EN[ɛmplɔɪˈiː] [ˌɛmˈplɔɪiː] [(ˌ)ɪm-] [-iː]
FR employée

    Definition of employee in English Dictionary

  • NounPLemployeesSUF-ee
    1. An individual who provides labor to a company or another person.
      1. No one, however, would have anything to do with him, as Mr. Keeson's orders in those respects were very strict ; he had often threatened any one of his employés with instant dismissal if he found him in company with one of these touts.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Our stowage disappeared down the chute, into the employee only cargo area, never to be seen again by man.
      • A bank employee was also accused of aiding and abetting the gang of robbers.
      • The employees talked about their boss behind his back.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • I am resigning in protest of the unfair treatment of our employees.
  • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
    1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
    2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes
        • Words by suffix
          • Words suffixed with -ee
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. fr employée
      2. en employer
      3. fr employer
      4. en employé
      5. fr employé
      Related Links:
      1. en employees
      2. en employeeless
      3. en employee benefit
      4. en employee handbook
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of employee for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "employee" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      Difficultness: Level 2
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 7
      Definite    ➨     Versatile