Other definitions for E.I. (2 of 2)


  1. East Indian.

  2. East Indies.

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How to use EI in a sentence

  • An example of the first type of change is the passage in English of all old long i-vowels to diphthongal ai via EI.

    Language | Edward Sapir
  • Quo facto, liberum qusit rei iudicium a se EI relinqui dixit.

    Beowulf | R. W. Chambers

British Dictionary definitions for EI


abbreviation for
  1. East Indian

  2. East Indies

  1. social psychol emotional intelligence

  2. (in Canada) Employment Insurance: a regular payment to a person who is out of work, funded by contributions from workers and employers

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