Employment meaning

ĕm-ploimənt
The definition of employment is the number or percentage of people who have jobs.

An example of employment is the percentage of citizens with paying jobs listed state by state.

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The state of being employed.
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An activity to which one devotes time.
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Employment is defined as what you do as a paying job.

An example of employment is working for a coffee shop.

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The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
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The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
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The work or occupation for which one is used, and often paid.
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The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job.
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The number or percentage of persons gainfully employed.
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(archaic) Purpose to which something is put.
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An activity to which one devotes time.
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An employing or being employed.
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The act of employing.

The personnel director handled the whole employment procedure.

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(economics) The number or percentage of people at work.
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Origin of employment

  • From to employ (itself from Middle French employer (=modern), from Middle French empleier, from Latin implicare "to enfold, involve, be connected with", itself from in- "in" + plicare "to fold") + -ment

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