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English definition of “-ee”

-ee

suffix (OBJECT)    /-iː/ /-i/
added to a verb to form a noun that refers to the person to whom the action of the verb is being done: an employee (= someone who is employed) the payee (= a person who money is paid to) an interviewee (= someone who is being interviewed for a job)Morphology and parts of words
(Definition of -ee suffix (OBJECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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