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employee

noun em·ploy·ee \im-ˌpl(i)-ˈē, (ˌ)em-; im-ˈpl(i)-ˌē, em-\

: a person who works for another person or for a company for wages or a salary

Full Definition of EMPLOYEE

:  one employed by another usually for wages or salary and in a position below the executive level

Variants of EMPLOYEE

em·ploy·ee also em·ploye \im-ˌpl(i)-ˈē, (ˌ)em-; im-ˈpl(i)-ˌē, em-\

Examples of EMPLOYEE

  1. A good boss listens to his employees.
  2. The company has more than 2,000 employees worldwide.

First Known Use of EMPLOYEE

1822

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

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EMPLOYEE Defined for Kids

employee

noun em·ploy·ee \im-ˌpli-ˈē\

Definition of EMPLOYEE for Kids

:  a person who is paid to work for another

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