Definition of employee in English:


Syllabification: em·ploy·ee
Pronunciation: /emˈploiē
, emˌploiˈē


A person employed for wages or salary, especially at nonexecutive level.
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  • There is not usually any formal structure for representing employees at board level.
  • What action an employer takes will depend on the terms of the employee's contract.
  • He remains an employee of the state railway company, which is continuing to pay him.
worker, working man/woman, member of staff, staffer; blue-collar worker, white-collar worker, laborer, workingman, hand, hired hand; wage earner
informal desk jockey
(employees)personnel, staff, workforce, human resources

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