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Adjective: employed  em'ployd
  1. Having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary
    "most of our graduates are employed"
     
  2. Put to use
Verb: employ  em'ploy
  1. Put into service; make work for a particular purpose or use as designed
    "employ your head!";
    - use, utilize, utilise [Brit], apply
     
  2. Start in a job or pay to do a particular piece of work
    "How many people has she employed?";
    - hire, engage

See also: busy, engaged, exploited, hired, on the job, working

Antonym: unemployed

Encyclopedia: Employed

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