Definitions for Employmentɛmˈplɔɪ mənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. employment, employ(noun)

    the state of being employed or having a job

    "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"

  2. employment, work(noun)

    the occupation for which you are paid

    "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"

  3. employment, engagement(noun)

    the act of giving someone a job

  4. 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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. employment(Noun)

    A use, purpose

  2. employment(Noun)

    The act of employing

    The personnel director handled the whole employment procedure

  3. employment(Noun)

    The state of being employed

  4. employment(Noun)

    The work or occupation for which one is used, and often paid

  5. employment(Noun)

    An activity to which one devotes time

  6. employment(Noun)

    The number or percentage of people at work

  7. 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

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Employment(noun)

    the act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed

  2. Employment(noun)

    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

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Employment

    Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract, one being the employer and the other being the employee.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Employment

    The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. employment

    The strategic, operational, or tactical use of forces.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Employment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #942

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Employment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1133

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Employment' in Nouns Frequency: #410


Translations for Employment

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • وظيفة, توظيفArabic
  • занимание, използване, служба, употребаBulgarian
  • zaměstnanost, zaměstnáníCzech
  • Erwerbstätigkeit, Arbeit, Beschäftigung, AnstellungGerman
  • δουλειά, εργασία, απασχόληση, εργοδότηση, πρόσληψη, χρήση, εργοδοσίαGreek
  • empleoSpanish
  • työllisyys, työllistäminen, ansiotyöFinnish
  • travail, emploiFrench
  • fostaíochtIrish
  • cosnadh, obairScottish Gaelic
  • empregoGalician
  • állás, alkalmazás, elfoglaltságHungarian
  • գործ, աշխատանքArmenian
  • occupazione, impiego, assunzioneItalian
  • 就業人口, 仕事, 職業, 業務, 雇用, 勤務, 使用, 職, 勤めJapanese
  • 일, 일자리, 고용, 직업, 활동, 근무, 취업률, 사용, 이용Korean
  • вработеност, вработувањеMacedonian
  • emplooi, gebruik, aanwerving, nut, benutting, tewerkstelling, werkDutch
  • emprego, trabalho, serviçoPortuguese
  • занятость, служба, работа, трудоустройство, занятиеRussian
  • запослење, запосленост, zaposlenost, zaposlenjeSerbo-Croatian
  • sysselsättningsgrad, sysselsättningstal, anställning, sysselsättning, användningSwedish
  • ajiraSwahili
  • hizmetTurkish
  • việc làmVietnamese

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