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employment

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪmˈplɔɪmənt/
WORK 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) Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
USE formal the use of somethingUsing and misusing
Translations of “employment”
in Korean 고용…
in Arabic وَظيفة, عَمَل…
in Portuguese emprego…
in Catalan feina, ocupació…
in Japanese 雇用, 仕事…
in Italian impiego, occupazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 就業, 受僱…
in Russian работа, служба, использование…
in Turkish iş, istihdam, kullanma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 就业, 受雇…
in Polish zatrudnienie, praca, zastosowanie…
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