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employer

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪmˈplɔɪər/ HR
a person, company, or organization that employs people: big/large/major employer The telecommunications giant currently provides over 2000 jobs and is the largest employer in the region.private sector/public sector employer Public sector employers account for the majority of jobs in health and education. a previous/current/new employerpotential/prospective/future employer The purpose of a CV is to reveal your accomplishments and qualifications to a potential employer.work for/have an employer Statutory maternity pay is available to those who have worked for their employer for at least 26 weeks.
Translations of “employer”
in Korean 고용주…
in Arabic صاحِب العَمَل…
in Portuguese empregador, -ora, empresário…
in Catalan persona o empresa que dóna feina…
in Japanese 雇い主…
in Italian datore, -trice di lavoro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僱用者,僱主…
in Russian работодатель…
in Turkish işveren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雇用者,雇主…
in Polish pracodawca…
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