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employ

verb /imˈploi/
to give (especially paid) work to
emplear
He employs three keyboarders She is employed as a teacher.
to occupy the time or attention of
ocupar
She was busily employed (in) writing letters.
to make use of
emplear, utilizar
You should employ your time better.
employed adjective having a job; working.
empleado
employee /em-/ noun ( employee) a person employed for wages, a salary etc
empleado
That firm has fifty employees.
employer noun a person who employs others
empresario, patrón
His employer dismissed him.
employment noun the act of employing or state of being employed
empleo
She was in my employment The new factory will provide employment for 300 people.
(Definition of employ from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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