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em·ploy·ment

employment

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm ploI mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an instance or act of employing.
Employment of more workers will allow us to finish the job on time.
synonyms:
application, exercise, use
similar words:
occupation, usage
definition 2: the condition of being employed.
His employment at that store lasted six years.
synonyms:
engagement, use
similar words:
hire
definition 3: work done for pay; job.
Her employment as an engineer was interesting.
synonyms:
job, occupation, work
similar words:
business, career, position, post, profession, pursuit, vocation
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