[ UK /ɛmplˈɔ‍ɪmənt/ ]
[ US /ɛmˈpɫɔɪmənt, ɪmˈpɫɔɪmənt/ ]
  1. the act of giving someone a job
  2. the act of using
    skilled in the utilization of computers
    he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
  3. the occupation for which you are paid
    a lot of people are out of work
    he is looking for employment
  4. the state of being employed or having a job
    he was in the employ of the city
    they are looking for employment
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How To Use employment In A Sentence

  • Moreover, she is being asked to do this while remaining scrupulously impartial and keeping the viewer entertained with talk of trade deals, tariffs and employment figures. Times, Sunday Times
  • The results were disastrous, plunging the country into deep depression, with high unemployment, sharply falling living standards and serious political unrest.
  • Born in an American Stalinist medical facility**** to foreign parents, he spent his early years nomadically, drifting from country to country***** as his feckless father moved the family in search of lasting employment******. Support Al Kemal for Mayor of London: the People’s Choice! « raincoaster
  • Unemployment has hit unskilled workers in particular.
  • With cross-sectional data it is not possible to make precise comparisons between changes in employment and economic activity over time.
  • The default position is that UK employment rights remain unchanged. Times, Sunday Times
  • Even where, for example in an unfair dismissal case, the employment tribunal makes an order that the employee be re-employed by the employer in one way or another, if the employer fails to do so there is no contempt of court.
  • Most of the hard work was done by women, since many of the men had gone off to find employment.
  • Statistics paint a sobering picture — unemployment, tight credit, lower home values, sluggish job growth.
  • Similarly, a firm may value worker characteristics that are unobservable to employment agencies but quite observable to family and friends.
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