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Employee

Emˊploy-ee′

,
Noun.
[The Eng. form of
employé
.]
One employed by another.

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employee

employee

See also: employée

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employee (plural employees)

  1. An individual who provides labor to a company or another person.
    • 1905, Baroness Emmuska Orczy, chapter 2, in The Hocussing of Cigarette:
      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.
    One way to encourage your employees to work harder is by giving them incentives.

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