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employer

noun [C]     /ɪmˈplɔɪər/ HR
a person, company, or organization that employs people: big/large/major employer The telecommunications giant currently provides over 2000 jobs and is the largest employer in the region.private sector/public sector employer Public sector employers account for the majority of jobs in health and education. a previous/current/new employerpotential/prospective/future employer The purpose of a CV is to reveal your accomplishments and qualifications to a potential employer.work for/have an employer Statutory maternity pay is available to those who have worked for their employer for at least 26 weeks.
(Definition of employer noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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