Translation of "employment" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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employmentnoun [ U ]

uk /ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt/ us /ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt/

employment noun [ U ] (WORK)

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. 在明年年底之前就業率很難有大幅度提升。
How long have you been looking for employment? 你找工作已經找了多久時間了?
be in employment UK formal

to have a job

Are you in employment at the moment? 你現在有工作嗎?

More examples

  • Your contract will set out the terms and conditions of your employment.
  • It doesn't seem likely that we will see a return to full employment in the near future.
  • Some economists think that full employment in Europe is an unattainable goal.
  • More and more young people are leaving rural areas to find employment in the cities.
  • The new factory will provide employment for about a hundred local people.

employment noun [ U ] (USE)

formal use

How can you justify the employment of capital punishment? 你如何證明實行死刑是正當的?

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