Definitions for Employmentɛmˈplɔɪ mənt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an act or instance of employing a person or thing.
the state of being employed.
an activity that occupies a person's time.
Origin of employment:
the state of being employed or having a job
"they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
the occupation for which you are paid
"he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
the act of giving someone a job
use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise(noun)
the act of using
"he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
regular paid work
full-time employment; employment legislation
national employment rates
the use of
the employment of chemical weapons
A use, purpose
The act of employing
The personnel director handled the whole employment procedure
The state of being employed
The work or occupation for which one is used, and often paid
An activity to which one devotes time
The number or percentage of people at work
Origin: From to employ (itself from employer (=modern), from empleier, from implicare "to enfold, involve, be connected with", itself from in- "in" + plicare "to fold") + -ment
the act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed
that which engages or occupies; that which consumes time or attention; office or post of business; service; as, agricultural employments; mechanical employments; public employments; in the employment of government
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
The strategic, operational, or tactical use of forces.
Translations for Employment
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the act of employing or state of being employed
She was in my employment; This will give employment to more men.
- werk, besigheidAfrikaans
- تَشْغيل، بِطالَهArabic
- empregoPortuguese (BR)
- die AnstellungGerman
- beskæftigelse; arbejdeDanish
- töö, tööhõiveEstonian
- استخدام؛ شغلFarsi
- रोजगार, नियोजनHindi
- darbs; nodarbinātībaLatvian
- dienst, werkDutch
- arbeid, ansettelse, sysselsettingNorwegian
- استخدام؛ شغلPersian
- استخدام، ګمارنه، شغل، دنده، كار، چارهPashto
- служба; работаRussian
- istihdam, işTurkish
- 僱用Chinese (Trad.)
- наймання; службаUkrainian
- việc làmVietnamese
- 雇用Chinese (Simp.)
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