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

受僱;就業
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

有工作,在職
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

使用;利用
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)