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English definition of “employment”

employment

noun [U]  /ɪmˈplɔɪ·mənt/ us  

employment noun [U] (USE)

the use of something for a particular purpose: She studied advertisers’ employment of images in food ads.

employment noun [U] (WORK)

work, esp. for someone else, for which you are paid, or a period of work: After leaving Pearson, it took Friedman months to find new employment.
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