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a proportional shoe width size narrower than EEE and wider than E.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Other definitions for EE (2 of 4)
a suffix forming from transitive verbs nouns which denote a person who is the object or beneficiary of the act specified by the verb (addressee; employee; grantee); recent formations now also mark the performer of an act, with the base being an intransitive verb (escapee; returnee; standee) or, less frequently, a transitive verb (attendee) or another part of speech (absentee; refugee).
Origin of -ee
<French -é, (masculine), -ée (feminine), past participle endings <Latin -ātus, -āta-ate1
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How to use EE in a sentence
The difference is that they are conjunct, whereas in the primitive standard octave (e—e) the tetrachords are disjunct (e-a b-e).
For if a is kept as the key-note, the octave a-a with one ♭ is the so-called Dorian (e-e on the white notes).
Mudgee and monaudud, may reciprocally change genders, the first by the addition of i-e-e, and the second by altering ud to izzi.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
The other tympanum, T', reproduces the sounds; and E E is a branched ear-piece, conveying them to the two ears of the listener.Heroes of the Telegraph|J. Munro
Tad uttered a long drawn "Hoo-o-o-o-e-e-e," which brought Jim Coville to the door of his cabin.The Pony Rider Boys on the Blue Ridge|Frank Gee Patchin
British Dictionary definitions for EE (1 of 5)
/ (iː) /
noun plural een (iːn)
a Scot word for eye 1
British Dictionary definitions for EE (2 of 5)
the internet domain name for
British Dictionary definitions for EE (3 of 5)
(in New Zealand) ewe equivalent
British Dictionary definitions for EE (4 of 5)
suffix forming nouns
indicating a person who is the recipient of an action (as opposed, esp in legal terminology, to the agent, indicated by -or or -er)assignee; grantee; lessee
indicating a person in a specified state or conditionabsentee; employee
indicating a diminutive form of somethingbootee
Word Origin for -ee
via Old French -e, -ee, past participial endings, from Latin -ātus, -āta -ate 1
British Dictionary definitions for EE (5 of 5)
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