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second +‎ -ee


secondee (plural secondees)

  1. A person who is transferred temporarily to alternative employment, or seconded.
    • 1983, R. Paul Shaw, Mobilizing human resources in the Arab world, Routledge, →ISBN, page 182:
      At the very least, the government should consider restricting the emigration of skilled people who are in short supply and extend its monitoring system to include emigrating graduates of vocational and higher institutes, as well as government secondees and people officially contracted to work abroad.
    • 2005, Charlotte J. Wright and Rebecca A. Gallun, International Petroleum Accounting, PennWell Books, →ISBN, page 436:
      Operator shall engage or retain only such employees, secondees, contractors, consultants and agents as are reasonably necessary to conduct Joint Operations.
    • 2007, David Jesse Finnegan and Leslie P. Willcocks, Implementing CRM: From Technology to Knowledge, John Wiley and Sons, →ISBN, page 80:
      In the above situation secondees from the back-offices were put in the contact centre environment, however their knowledge was not exploited to complement and enhance the quality of the end-user training.