Meaning of “employed” in the English Dictionary

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employedadjective

uk /ɪmˈplɔɪd/ us

having a job working for a company or another person:

In April the number of employed people in the region dropped by 1,900 to 637,500.
Part-time workers accounted for 29.3% of the employed population last year.
Her husband is not currently employed.

employednoun [ plural ]

uk /ɪmˈplɔɪd/ us

people with jobs working for a company or another person:

The self-employed pay national insurance at a lower rate than the employed.

(Definition of “employed” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)