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employ

verb [T] (PROVIDE JOB)
提供工作
 
 
/ɪmˈplɔɪ/
to have someone work or do a job for you and pay them for it
僱用
How many people does your company employ?
你們公司僱有多少員工?
Can't we employ someone as an assistant to help with all this paperwork?
我們不可以僱一位助理來協助處理這些文書工作嗎?
[+ to infinitive] We've employed a market researcher to find out what people really want from a cable TV system.
我們已經僱用了一位市場調查研究員來調查人們到底想透過有線電視系統看到甚麽樣的節目。
More people are now employed in service industries than in manufacturing.
現在服務業的就業人數多於製造業。
Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of employ verb (PROVIDE JOB) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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