n.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.
Noun1.employment - the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
Synonyms: employ
unemployment - the state of being unemployed or not having a job; "unemployment is a serious social evil"; "the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy"
2.employment - the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
Synonyms: work
3.employment - the act of giving someone a job
Synonyms: engagement
4.employment - the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"

EMPLOYMENT. An employment is an office; as, the secretary of the treasury has a laborious and responsible employment; an agency, as, the employment of an auctioneer; it signifies also the act by which one is engaged to do something. 2 Mart. N. S. 672; 2 Harr. Cond. Lo. R. 778.
     2. The employment of a printer to publish the laws of the United States, is not an office. 17 S. & R. 219, 223. See Appointment.

To dream of losing your employment, denotes that you will have no fear of losing your job for you are a much desired help. To dream that you are giving employment to others, signifies loss for yourself.act, acting, action, active use, activism, activities, activity, affair, affairs, appliance, application, appointment, assignment, attendance, bag, behavior, berth, bespeaking, billet, booking, briefing, calling, commerce, concern, concernment, consumption, craft, dirty work, disposition, doing, donkeywork, drudgery, employ, engagement, engaging, enlistment, enrollment, enterprise, exercise, exercising, exertion, exploitation, fag, fatigue, function, functioning, gig, good use, grind, handiwork, handling, handwork, hard usage, hard use, hire, hiring, ill use, implementation, incumbency, industry, interest, labor, lick, lick of work, line, livelihood, lookout, management, manipulation, manual labor, matter, metier, ministration, ministry, mission, misuse, moil, moonlighting, movements, office, opening, operation, operations, peonage, place, play, post, practice, praxis, preengagement, profession, purpose, pursuit, racket, rat race, recruitment, reservation, retaining, retainment, rough usage, scut work, second job, serfdom, service, servitium, servitorship, servitude, situation, skill, slavery, spadework, station, stroke, stroke of work, sweat, swing, taking on, task, tendance, tenure, thing, tiresome work, toil, trade, travail, treadmill, undertaking, usage, use, using, using up, utilization, vacancy, vocation, working, workings, wrong use
Translate Employment to Spanish, Translate Employment to German, Translate Employment to French
employee ownership
employee savings plan
employee stock ownership plan
employee turnover
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employee-owned enterprise
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employment agency
employment agent
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employment contract
employment interview
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