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verb hire pronunciation in American English /ˈhaɪr/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhire
he/she/ithires
present participlehiring
past tensehired
past participlehired
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to pay someone to work for you
    I hired someone to paint the house.
    hire and fire: His main responsibility is hiring and firing.
    hire on: She’s hired on as a mail carrier for the summer.
  2. 2
    [transitive] British to rent something such as a car or room

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