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English definition of “employment”

employment

noun [U] (WORK)    /ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt/
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?Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs be in employment formal to have a job: Are you in employment at the moment?Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of employment noun (WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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