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noun [uncountable]     employment pronunciation in British English
  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. 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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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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