What does Employment mean?

Definitions for Employment
ɛmˈplɔɪ məntEmploy·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Employment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. employment, employnoun

    the state of being employed or having a job

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

  2. employment, worknoun

    the occupation for which you are paid

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

  3. employment, engagementnoun

    the act of giving someone a job

  4. use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercisenoun

    the act of using

    "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"

Wiktionary

  1. employmentnoun

    A use, purpose

    Etymology: 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

  2. employmentnoun

    The act of employing

    The personnel director handled the whole employment procedure

    Etymology: 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

  3. employmentnoun

    The state of being employed

    Etymology: 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

  4. employmentnoun

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

    Etymology: 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

  5. employmentnoun

    An activity to which one devotes time

    Etymology: 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

  6. employmentnoun

    The number or percentage of people at work

    Etymology: 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 Dictionary

  1. Employmentnoun

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

  2. Employmentnoun

    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

Freebase

  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 Medicine

  1. Employment

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

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. employment

    The strategic, operational, or tactical use of forces.

Editors Contribution

  1. employment

    A just, fair and sustainable job with a specific role, responsibility, job description, person specification and terms and agreement of contract, wage and an annual holiday entitlement.

    She has the job description and person specification and knows she can do the job easily.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

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

How to pronounce Employment?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Employment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Employment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Employment in a Sentence

  1. Lopez Obrador:

    I received a call from Donald Trump and we talked for a half hour, i proposed to Donald Trump exploring a comprehensive agreement : development projects which would generate employment in Mexico and with it reduce migration and improve security. There was a respectful treatment and our representatives will hold discussions.

  2. Zhu Baoliang:

    We recommended a growth target of around seven percent, we suggested an inflation target of around three percent. On employment, we should aim for 10 million new jobs.

  3. Chief Executive Matthias Mueller:

    In the current difficult situation we must take joint decisions which pay heed to the profitability as well as employment.

  4. Shana Warren:

    The U.S. and UK are well-equipped to keep tabs on employment, but in developing countries you need household surveys to uncover what’s happening at the individual level.

  5. Lori Heinel:

    We still think the Fed moves this year, but it’s looking increasingly like September is off the table unless we see a dramatic improvement in the market backdrop and strong indicators in economic policy, the Fed isn’t heavily weighing the market volatility, they’re more concerned about continued improvement in employment and signs inflation is getting back to targets.

Images & Illustrations of Employment

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Translations for Employment

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  • وظيفة, توظيفArabic
  • занимание, използване, служба, употребаBulgarian
  • zaměstnanost, zaměstnáníCzech
  • Erwerbstätigkeit, Arbeit, Beschäftigung, AnstellungGerman
  • δουλειά, εργασία, απασχόληση, εργοδότηση, πρόσληψη, χρήση, εργοδοσίαGreek
  • empleoSpanish
  • استخدامPersian
  • työllisyys, työllistäminen, ansiotyöFinnish
  • travail, emploiFrench
  • fostaíochtIrish
  • cosnadh, obairScottish Gaelic
  • empregoGalician
  • रोज़गारHindi
  • 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
  • 雇用Chinese

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