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employ

verb /imˈploi/
to give (especially paid) work to
beschäftigen, anstellen
He employs three typists She is employed as a teacher.
to occupy the time or attention of
beschäftigen
She was busily employed (in) writing letters.
to make use of
verwenden
You should employ your time better.
employed adjective having a job; working.
angestellt
employee /em-/ noun ( employee) a person employed for wages, a salary etc
der/die Arbeitnehmer(in)
That firm has fifty employees.
employer noun a person who employs others
der/die Arbeitgeber(in)
His employer dismissed him.
employment noun the act of employing or state of being employed
die Anstellung
She was in my employment The new factory will provide employment for 300 people.
(Definition of employ from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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