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employment

noun [U] uk   us   /ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt/

employment noun [U] (WORK)

B1 the fact of someone being paid to work for a company or organization: Employment levels are unlikely to rise significantly before the end of next year. How long have you been looking for employment?be in employment UK formal to have a job: Are you in employment at the moment?
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employment noun [U] (USE)

formal use: How can you justify the employment of capital punishment?
Translations of “employment”
in Korean 고용…
in Arabic وَظيفة, عَمَل…
in Portuguese emprego…
in Catalan feina, ocupació…
in Japanese 雇用, 仕事…
in Italian impiego, occupazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 就業, 受僱…
in Russian работа, служба, использование…
in Turkish iş, istihdam, kullanma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 就业, 受雇…
in Polish zatrudnienie, praca, zastosowanie…
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