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

-ee

suffix (OBJECT) 对象 uk us /-iː/ /-i/

added to a verb to form a noun which refers to the person who the action of the verb is being done to

(加在动词后构成名词,表示受动者)
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 interview verb for a job) 接受面试者

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

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