internee

[ in-tur-nee ]
/ ˌɪn tɜrˈni /

noun

a person who is or has been interned, as a prisoner of war.

Nearby words

  1. internationalist,
  2. internationalization,
  3. internationalize,
  4. interne,
  5. internecine,
  6. internegative,
  7. internet,
  8. internet access provider,
  9. internet café,
  10. internet of things

Origin of internee

First recorded in 1915–20; intern1 + -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for internee

internee

/ (ˌɪntɜːˈniː) /

noun

a person who is interned, esp an enemy citizen in wartime or a terrorism suspect
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