Meaning of “employment” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ɪmˈplɔɪmənt/

B1 paid work that someone does for a person or company:

full-time/part-time employment
It is not easy to find employment in the countryside.
employment opportunities/rights
→ Compare unemployment (NO JOB)

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USE formal

the use of something

(Definition of “employment” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)