employment meaning

  • Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract, one being the employer and the other being the employee.

    Definition of employment in English Dictionary

  • NounPLemploymentsSUF-ment
    1. A use, purpose.
      1. The act of employing.
        1. The personnel director handled the whole employment procedure
      2. The state of being employed.
        1. The work or occupation for which one is used, and often paid.
          1. An activity to which one devotes time.
            1. (economics) The number or percentage of people at work.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Gingerism in the workplace could form the basis of formal grievances or constructive dismissal cases, an employment lawyer has warned.
                • The employment rate was so far behind, there were many company shutdowns.
                • I went to the Hill Ranch and stayed a few days, but they being fullhanded, I went to the Half Circle F Ranch, and there found employment gathering horses from the foot hills.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • These are ponderous flat stones with long ropes at each end, by which the stones are slidden about, to and fro, over the wet and sanded decks; a most wearisome, dog-like, galley-slave employment.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
                Related Links:
                1. en employments
                2. en employment agency
                3. en employment at will
                4. en employment-at-will
                5. en employment agencies
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of employment for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "employment" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
                Difficultness: Level 1
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                Definiteness: Level 9
                Definite    ➨     Versatile