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Long-term unemployment can make any worker progressively less employable, even after the economy strengthens.
Janet Yellen

Meaning of "employable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EMPLOYABLE

employable  [ɪmˈplɔɪəb əl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EMPLOYABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Employable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EMPLOYABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of employable in the English dictionary

The definition of employable in the dictionary is having the necessary skills or abilities to make someone likely to give you a job.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EMPLOYABLE


adjustable
əˈdʒʌstəb əl
classifiable
ˈklæsɪfaɪəb əl
collectible
kəˈlɛktəb əl
comptable
ˈkɒmptəb əl
decayable
dɪˈkeɪəb əl
declassifiable
diːˈklæsɪˌfaɪəb əl
defrayable
dɪˈfreɪəb əl
delayable
dɪˈleɪəb əl
deployable
dɪˈplɔɪəb əl
detachable
dɪˈtætʃəb əl
detectable
dɪˈtɛktəb əl
displayable
dɪˈspleɪəb əl
downloadable
ˌdaʊnˈləʊdəb əl
dryable
ˈdraɪəb əl
dyeable
ˈdaɪəb əl
enjoyable
ɪnˈdʒɔɪəb əl
expandable
ɪkˈspændəb əl
eyeable
ˈaɪəb əl
fanciable
ˈfænsɪəb əl
fryable
ˈfraɪəb əl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EMPLOYABLE

employ
employability
employe
employee
employee association
employee benefits
employee contribution
employee stock ownership plan
employer
employer contribution
employer´s liability
employers´ association
employers´ federation
employment
employment agency
employment equity
employment exchange
employment law
employment office

WORDS THAT END LIKE EMPLOYABLE

able
account payable
buyable
clergyable
conveyable
copyable
destroyable
dyable
flyable
nonrepayable
obeyable
payable
playable
repayable
say the unsayable
slayable
unemployable
unenjoyable
unpayable
unplayable
unsayable

Synonyms and antonyms of employable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «employable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EMPLOYABLE

Find out the translation of employable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of employable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «employable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

受雇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

empleable
570 millions of speakers

English

employable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रोजगार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

للتوظيف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трудоспособного
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

empregáveis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিয়োগের য়োগ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

employables
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Boleh bekerja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verwendbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

使用可能な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

employable
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dipunginaake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sử dụng được
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேலையிடத்தில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रोजगाराच्या संधी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

görevlendirilebilir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

occupabili
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szanse na rynku pracy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

працездатного
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

angajare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απασχολήσιμοι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aanstelbare
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anställningsbara
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

arbeidsfør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of employable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPLOYABLE»

The term «employable» is regularly used and occupies the 91.357 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPLOYABLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «employable» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «employable» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about employable

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4 QUOTES WITH «EMPLOYABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word employable.
1
John Lithgow
I consider myself a very lucky actor that, approaching 60, I'm still employed and employable.
2
Susie Orbach
Our idea of a healthy body is so destabilised that insecure people have come to bolster their own bodies by deeming others - those with fat bodies - less worthy, less capable and less employable.
3
Janet Yellen
Long-term unemployment can make any worker progressively less employable, even after the economy strengthens.
4
Janet Yellen
Individuals out of work for an extended period can become less employable as they lose the specific skills acquired in their previous jobs and also lose the habits needed to hold down any job.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EMPLOYABLE»

Discover the use of employable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to employable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Seventy Million Employable Indians
Papers presented by eight finalist teams at the 33rd National Competition for Young Managers, held at Chennai during 27-28 July 2007.
‎2007
2
Ground forces for a rapidly employable joint task force: ...
A key element of the Department of Defense's effort to "transform the force" is developing capabilities for rapidly employable joint task forces (JTFs).
E. C. Gritton, 2000
3
Learning to Be Employable: New Agendas on Work, ...
This book looks at the powerful global discourse on employability in labor markets, by providing case studies of local work practices.
Christina Garsten, Kerstin Jacobsson, 2004
4
Reason and Professional Ethics
MP It is important for as many school-leavers as possible to be employable. DP If all schools devote their energies to making all school-leavers employable then this is a way of having as many school-leavers as possible employable. So, MC ...
Dr Peter Davson-Galle, 2012
5
Patchworks of Purpose: The Development of Provincial Social ...
tend to apply to unemployable provincial recipients rather than to employable municipal recipients. Like the provinces examined above, New Brunswick and British Columbia incorporate a measure of stratification in their assistance systems; ...
Gerard William Boychuk, 1998
6
Handbook of labor statistics
The census showed that approximately one-fifth (18.8 percent) of the employable population3 of the State of 15 years of age and over was unemployed at the time of the census and an additional 4.2 percent were unpaid family workers, ...
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1942
7
Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global ...
As the remarks of one observer indicate, the attitude that the "employable Negro mother" could and should be coerced to remain in agricultural or domestic work often translated into the practice of denying black families public assistance: The  ...
Grace Chang, 2000
8
Backlash Against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present
The most common policies adopted were "employable mother" rules and stricter " suitable home" policies. Between 1949 and 1960, almost half of continental U.S. states, mainly in the South and Southwest, restricted ADC through one or both ...
Ellen Reese, 2005
9
Roosevelt's Peacetime Administrations, 1933-41: A ...
(City of NEW ORLEANS) "There are approximately 8,000 persons in the City's relief rolls who are employable and who are not and never have been afforded WPA employment. In addition, there are about 4,000 cases being provided for by the ...
G. Harry Bennett, 2004
10
Federalism, Democracy and Labour Market Policy in Canada
Several provincial social assistance regimes now define a greater proportion of their beneficiary population as employable but have not extended social assistance benefits to a greater proportion of the unemployed and, in this sense, have not ...
Thomas Allan McIntosh, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EMPLOYABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term employable is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Top 10 universities to study history
More than learning and analysing our past, history students develop important skills that make them highly employable. At the end of their ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Increasing paternity leave not easy solution
Coupled with a long paternity leave, they will be deemed less productive and more expensive to employ, thereby making them less employable ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
3
Narendra Modi wants to train 400 million people to avert …
... annually, less than one in five are employable, according to the National Employability Report 2014 from research company Aspiring Minds. «Livemint, Jul 15»
4
6 Fastest-Growing Professions With the Highest Payscale
One of the best ways to ensure you are employable and paid a good salary is to look for a job that fits your interests and has a high projected ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
5
Why not honour Jean Swanson for her tireless fight against …
In addition, the B.C. Liberal government declared single parents "employable"—which meant sharply lower benefits—when their children ... «Straight.com, Jul 15»
6
Bernie Sanders' early days in Vermont: His life, loves and circuitous …
Sanders was very employable at the time, she says, but for a few years “he was trying out different things.” “He wanted to do more writing, and I ... «vtdigger.org, Jul 15»
7
Theatre student enjoys plying variety of skills
She said as a result she believes the skills spread she's attaining can make her more employable in different avenues of theatre. “I started out ... «Western Star, Jul 15»
8
digibyte – keeping your skills one step ahead of the robots
But the other common view is that to remain employable, we must learn to live amongst the machines. That jives with my semi-sarcastic quip ... «Diginomica, Jul 15»
9
Time for SMEs to scale up with skill development
Gone are days when one get a general education degree and nothing in terms of employable skills. What good is IT degree if you can`t do ... «Moneycontrol.com, Jul 15»
10
SA's higher education institutions face significant challenges
... learning should be about learning how to think, but it should also be about turning out employable graduates with appropriate technical skills. «BDlive, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Employable [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/employable>. Dec 2019 ».
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