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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.
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