In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1(trabajador)employeela empresa tiene una plantilla de 300 empleados — the firm has a staff of 300 / has 300 employees
- los empleados de esta empresa — the people who work for this company
- se ruega notificar a todos los empleados — please notify all members of staff
2(en una oficina) office worker(en una oficina) clerical worker(en un banco) bank clerk(en un banco) teller(en una tienda) clerk US(en una tienda) shop assistant British
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