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employment

 
Noun employment has 4 senses
  1. employment, employ - the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
    --1 is a kind of state
    Antonyms: unemployment
  2. employment, work - the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
    --2 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
    --2 has particulars:
     coaching, coaching job; engagement, booking; seafaring, navigation, sailing; workload; piecework; service; telecommuting, teleworking; services; public service; paper route
  3. employment, engagement - the act of giving someone a job
    --3 is a kind of action
    --3 has particulars: shape-up; call-back; booking, reservation
    Derived form: verb employ2
  4. use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise - the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
    --4 is a kind of activity
    --4 has particulars:
     practice; play; misuse, abuse; exploitation, development; recycling; application, practical application
    Derived form: verb employ1
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