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"employment agency" in British English

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employment agencynoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​business that ​helpspeople to ​findsuitablejobs or ​companies to ​findsuitableemployees
(Definition of employment agency from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"employment agency" in American English

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employment agencynoun [C]

 us   /ɪmˈplɔɪ·mənt ˌeɪ·dʒən·si/
a ​business that ​findsjobs for ​people and ​findspeople who ​suitparticularjobs
(Definition of employment agency from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"employment agency" in Business English

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employment agencynoun [C]

uk   us   (also staffing agency) HR
a ​business that is ​paid to ​find suitable ​workers for other ​companies and ​organizations: A good ​employmentagency will ​match your ​skills and aspirations to ​availableopportunities in the ​marketplace.
(Definition of employment agency from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “employment agency”
in Chinese (Simplified) 职业介绍所…
in Chinese (Traditional) 職業介紹所…
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