Translation of "employ" - English-Russian dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ɪmˈplɔɪ/ us

B1 If a person or company employs someone, they pay that person to work for them.

предоставлять работу, нанимать
The company employs 2500 staff.
[ + to do sth ] They employ her to look after their children.
USE formal

to use something

использовать, применять
Companies employ clever tactics to persuade us to buy their products.

(Translation of “employ” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)