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English definition of “-ee”


suffix (CONDITION)    /-iː/ /-i/
added to an adjective , noun , or verb to refer to a person who is in that condition or state : a refugee (= someone who has taken refuge ) an escapee (= someone who has escaped )Morphology and parts of words
(Definition of -ee suffix (CONDITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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