employment - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [uncountable] 

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/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. a.
      a situation in which someone has regular paid work

      retired workers coming back into employment

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

    The employment of wiretaps was determined to be illegal.