Translation of "-ee" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk / -iː/ /-i/ us / -iː/ /-i/

-ee suffix (OBJECT)

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) 雇员
the payee (= a person who money is paid to) 受款人,收款人
an interviewee (= someone who is being interviewed for a job) 接受面试者

-ee suffix (CONDITION)

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) 难民,避难者
an escapee (= someone who has escaped) 逃亡者

(Translation of “-ee” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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