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employee

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪmˈplɔɪiː/ HR
someone who is paid to work for someone else: The number of employees in the company has trebled over the past decade. I discussed my complaint with an employee of the bank.have/recruit/train employees We have ten employees and a turnover of around £450,000. a government/company/council employee a full-time/part-time employee a former/new/prospective employee a senior/experienced employee
Translations of “employee”
in Korean 고용인…
in Arabic مُوَظَّف…
in Portuguese empregado, -a…
in Catalan empleat, -ada…
in Japanese 従業員…
in Italian dipendente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受僱者,僱員,員工…
in Russian служащий…
in Turkish işçi, çalışan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受雇者,雇员…
in Polish pracowni-k/ca…
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