a person or firm that employs workers
A person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person.
It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer to have production without employees and the ideal of the employee is to have income without work. uE000164580uE001E. F. Schumacher
Origin: From employeur.
one who employs another; as, an employer of workmen
An employer is any entity that can or has paid people to work for it. For more information, please see the Freebase wiki page on Employer.
A type of agency, bank, building society, business, company, charity, club, government, organization, service provider, system, public sector, private sector or voluntary sector organization that employs people and pays them a wage or salary.
Employers have a duty of care to their employees and management.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'employer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3323
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'employer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3041
Rank popularity for the word 'employer' in Nouns Frequency: #648
The numerical value of employer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of employer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You are under the total control of your employer, you are virtually their slave.
The competition for that job is tougher for the employer. The employee has choices now.
A $40 a month penalty is not enough for me to want to tell my employer what I'm doing with my health.
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
Experience is an asset of which no worker can be cheated, no matter how selfish or greedy his immediate employer may be.
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Translations for employer
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- صاحب العملArabic
- Arbeitgeber, ArbeitgeberinGerman
- εργοδότης, εργοδότριαGreek
- employeuse, employeurFrench
- fastaiche, fastaidhearScottish Gaelic
- munkáltató, munkaadóHungarian
- datore di lavoroItalian
- arbeidsgjevar, arbeidsgivarNorwegian Nynorsk
- работодатель, работодательница, нанимательница, нанимательRussian
- vobükan, hivobükan, jivobükanVolapük
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