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  1. em·ploy·ment
    IPA[əmˈploimənt]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: employment, plural noun: employments

    • noun

      the state of having paid work:

      the action of giving work to someone:

    • noun

      the state of working for oneself as a freelance or the owner of a business rather than for an employer:
    • noun

      the use of hiring policies that encourage fair representation of members of minority groups, women, or other people who suffer discrimination:
    • noun

      (in Canada) a federal insurance program that provides benefits to eligible unemployed people:
    • noun

      the condition in which virtually all who are able and willing to work are employed:
    • noun

      an agency that finds employers or employees for those seeking them.
    • noun

      the state of not having paid work:

      the state of not being used:

    • noun

      the condition in which virtually all who are able and willing to work are employed:
    • noun

      the state of working for oneself as a freelance or the owner of a business rather than for an employer:
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