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Definitions of employment

  1. the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the act of giving someone a job Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Business; occupation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary. Medical Dictionary DB
  9. Act of employing: that which engages or occupies: occupation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Act of employing; business; occupation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. The act of employing; service; work. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The act of employing; that which engages or occupies one; occupation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. That which engages the time and attention of any one; occupation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. In vbl senses; esp., one\'s regular trade or profession. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. n. The act of employing or using; we state of being employed; —that which engages or occupies; service; agency; occupation. Cabinet Dictionary
  16. Business, object of industry; the state of being employed; office, post of business. Complete Dictionary
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