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noun [uncountable] British English pronunciation: employment /ɪmˈplɔɪmənt/
  1. 1
    work that you are paid regularly to do for a person or company

    After graduation, she found employment with a local finance company.

    a contract of employment

    1. c.
      [only before noun] relating to jobs and work

      employment law/legislation

  2. 2
    formal the use of something for a particular purpose
    employment of:

    The employment of wiretaps was determined to be illegal.

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