or em·ploy·e, em·ploy·é
[em-ploi-ee, em-ploi-ee, em-ploi-ee]
- a person working for another person or a business firm for pay.
Origin of employee
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Examples from the Web for employe
He should be willing to grant an audience to an employe and should work with him.
The employer and employe must realize that each must make profit.
The matter of associates is most important for the business man or employe to consider.
Every employe who studies how much he can do is a help to an employer.
A cool head is wonderful capital for an employer or an employe.
sometimes US employe
- a person who is hired to work for another or for a business, firm, etc, in return for paymentAlso called (esp formerly): employé
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Word Origin and History for employe
"person employed," 1834, from French employé (fem. employée), noun use of past participle of employer (see employ).
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