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Noun: employment  em'ploy-munt
  1. The state of being employed or having a job
    "they are looking for employment";
    - employ
  2. The occupation for which you are paid
    "he is looking for employment";
    - work
  3. The act of giving someone a job
    - engagement
  4. The act of using
    - use, usage, utilization, utilisation [Brit], exercise

Derived forms: employments

Type of: action, activity, business, job, line, line of work, occupation, state

Antonym: unemployment

Encyclopedia: Employment