Meaning of “employment” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ɪmˈplɔɪmənt/
Extra Examples
the employment of womenemployment lawspeople with poor employment prospectsMany of the staff are looking for alternative employment.Your contract will set out the terms of your employment.

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)
USE formal

the use of something

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