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Definition of Employment

Employment

  1. The act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed.
  2. 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.

Employment Quotations

If I audition for a job that I don't get, to be honest with you, I'd rather my friend get it. I think there also has to be an acknowledgement of the fact that, as an actor, being in employment is not the norm.
Ben Schnetzer

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
John Kenneth Galbraith

Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations... They now need more, and more expensive clerks even though they call them 'operators' or 'programmers.'
Peter Drucker

Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense.
Mary Wollstonecraft

I belong to the generation of workers who, born in the villages and hamlets of rural Poland, had the opportunity to acquire education and find employment in industry, becoming in the course conscious of their rights and importance in society.
Lech Walesa
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Employment Translations

employment in Dutch is toepassing, aanwending
employment in German is Arbeitsplatz {m}, Anstellung {f}, Dienst {m}
employment in Italian is ente, funzione
employment in Latin is negotium
employment in Norwegian is arbeid
employment in Portuguese is emprego
employment in Spanish is acomodo
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