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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

The story of Detroit's bankruptcy was simple enough: Allow capitalism to grow the city, campaign against income inequality, tax the job creators until they flee, increase government spending in order to boost employment, promise generous pension plans to keep people voting for failure. Rinse, wash and repeat.
Ben Shapiro

By an irony of fate, my first employment was as a draughtsman. I hated drawing; it was for me the very worst of annoyances. Fortunately, it was not long before I secured the position I sought, that of chief electrician to the telephone company.
Nikola Tesla

Developing skills is as important as training. A larger effort is needed to create a skilled workforce with employment potential.
Pallam Raju

The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.
Adam Smith

Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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