Translation of "employ" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

employ

verb uk /ɪmˈplɔɪ/ us /ɪmˈplɔɪ/
PROVIDE JOB 提供工作

B1 [ T ] to have someone work or do a job for you and pay them for it

雇用
How many people does your company employ? 你们公司雇有多少员工?
Can't we employ someone as an assistant to help with all this paperwork? 我们不可以雇一位助理来协助处理这些文书工作吗?
[ + to infinitive ] We've employed a market researcher to find out what people really want from a cable TV system. 我们已经雇用了一位市场调研员来调查人们到底想通过有线电视系统看到什么样的节目。
More people are now employed in service industries than in manufacturing. 现在服务业的就业人数要多于制造业。
USE 利用

C1 [ T ] formal to use something

使用;利用
Sophisticated statistical analysis was employed to obtain these results. 利用尖端的统计分析技术得到了这些结果。
SPEND TIME 花时间
be employed in doing sth formal

to spend time doing something

花时间做,从事于
He was busily employed in lacing up his shoes. 他忙着系鞋带。
noun uk /ɪmˈplɔɪ/ us /ɪmˈplɔɪ/ formal
be in sb's employ

to be working for someone

受雇于(某人);为(某人)工作

(Translation of “employ” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)