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employee also: (in American English also) employe
American English: /ɛmˈplɔɪi/
, /ɛmˌplɔɪˈi/
British English: /ɛmplɔɪˈiː/
, /ɛmˈplɔɪiː/
, /ɪmˈplɔɪiː/

Translation of employee in Spanish:

noun

  • empleado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    she's an employee in an insurance company
    está empleada or trabaja en una compañía de seguros
    management and employees reached an agreement
    la dirección y los trabajadores or empleados llegaron a un acuerdo
    (before noun) employee buyout
    compra (feminine) de una compañía por parte de los empleados
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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