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The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money.
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Meaning of "employment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EMPLOYMENT

employment  [ɪmˈplɔɪmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EMPLOYMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Employment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EMPLOYMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

employment

Employment

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 the English dictionary

The first definition of employment in the dictionary is the act of employing or state of being employed. Other definition of employment is the work or occupation in which a person is employed. Employment is also the purpose for which something is used.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EMPLOYMENT


cloyment
ˈklɔɪmənt
complement
ˈkɒmplɪmənt
compliment
ˈkɒmplɪmənt
deployment
dɪˈplɔɪmənt
disemployment
ˌdɪsɪmˈplɔɪmənt
element
ˈɛlɪmənt
enjoyment
ɪnˈdʒɔɪmənt
experiment
ɪkˈspɛrɪmənt
implement
ˈɪmplɪmənt
maldeployment
ˌmældɪˈplɔɪmənt
misemployment
ˌmɪsɪmˈplɔɪmənt
overemployment
ˌəʊvərɪmˈplɔɪmənt
payment
ˈpeɪmənt
preemployment
ˌpriːɪmˈplɔɪmənt
redeployment
ˌriːdɪˈplɔɪmənt
self-employment
ˌsɛlfɪmˈplɔɪmənt
subemployment
ˌsʌbɪmˈplɔɪmənt
supplement
ˈsʌplɪmənt
underemployment
ˌʌndəɪmˈplɔɪmənt
unemployment
ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EMPLOYMENT

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE EMPLOYMENT

advance payment
advertisement
balloon payment
cash payment
copayment
debt repayment
down payment
full employment
loan repayment
method of payment
mortgage payment
natural rate of unemployment
overpayment
prepayment
re-employment
repayment
social security payment
stop payment
transfer payment
underlayment
underpayment

Synonyms and antonyms of employment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EMPLOYMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «employment» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of employment

Translation of «employment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EMPLOYMENT

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

Translator English - Chinese

职业
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

empleo
570 millions of speakers

English

employment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रोजगार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وَظِيفَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

занятость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

emprego
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চাকরি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

emploi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pekerjaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Anstellung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

雇用
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고용
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

gawean
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

việc làm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रोजगार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

impiego
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zatrudnienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зайнятість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ocupație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απασχόληση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

werk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anställning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ansettelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of employment

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPLOYMENT»

The term «employment» is very widely used and occupies the 3.543 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPLOYMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «employment» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «employment» 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 employment

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «EMPLOYMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word employment.
1
Dean Acheson
I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment, which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office.
2
Albert Barnes
Praise now is one of the great duties of the redeemed. It will be their employment for ever.
3
Ulrich Beck
I forced myself to think what is the new concept and it became clear to me that it was risk, not only in technology and ecology, but in life and employment, too.
4
Claudia Black
People told me, when I was coming through the ranks, that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with the period of unemployment as well as they deal with the period of employment.
5
Peter Bofinger
The uncontrolled increase of the euro rate vis-a-vis the dollar threatens employment growth in the euro area.
6
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Don't believe those who claim that only left wing parties really care about employment.
7
Donald Cargill
And for myself, I think for the present He is calling me to another land; but how long shall be my abode, or what employment He has for me there, I know not, for I cannot think He is taking me there to live and lurk only.
8
Dennis Chavez
If the Constitution is worth anything, if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything, if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain, fair employment practices are correct and necessary.
9
Dennis Chavez
So, Mr. President, what is wrong with the fair employment practice bill?
10
Linda Chavez
The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EMPLOYMENT»

Discover the use of employment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to employment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
General Theory Of Employment , Interest And Money
Although Considered By A Few Critics That The Sentence Structures Of The Book Are Quite Incomprehensible And Almost Unbearable To Read, The Book Is An Essential Reading For All Those Who Desire A Basic Education In Economics.
John Maynard Keynes, 2006
2
Employment Law
This updated edition offers a fresh approach to the law governing employment relations, emphasizing the contemporary policy themes of social inclusion, competitiveness, and the rights of citizenship in the workplace.
Hugh Collins, 2010
3
Age Discrimination in Employment
Malcolm Sargeant's Age Discrimination in Employment is an encyclopaedic guide for HR specialists and employment lawyers to the nature of age discrimination in the workplace in a number of countries, along with a discussion of the main ...
Professor Malcolm Sargeant, 2012
4
EC Employment Law
EC Employment Law is the only current text in English examining the complex and rapidly changing area of EC employment law.
Catherine Barnard, 2006
5
Handbook of Employment Discrimination Research: Rights and ...
The Handbook of Employment Discrimination Research encompasses critical discussions across different social science disciplines, as well as between legal scholars and social scientists.
Laura Beth Nielsen, Robert L. Nelson, 2005
6
Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals
Employment Discrimination treats various forms of employment discrimination in American law and the methods and procedures for pursuing employment discrimination claims dynamic pedagogy in every chapter, including: marginal definitions fact ...
Clyde E. Craig, 2008
7
Selwyn's Law of Employment
The book delivers a clear and practical examination of employment law, setting out the key cases and legislation, and considers all significant decisions from the UK and EU from both an individual and collective standpoint.
‎2012
8
Employment and Labor Law
Excerpts from real case law throughout the book illustrate how labor-related disputes arise and get resolved in the courts.
Patrick Cihon, James Castagnera, 2013
9
Honeyball and Bowers' Textbook on Employment Law
Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by and Online Resource Centre containing weblinks and author podcasts helping to keep track of developments post publication"--Provided by publisher.
Simon Honeyball, 2012
10
Youth Employment and the Future of Work
The essays collected here were developed from papers first delivered at a research seminar on youth employment organised by the partnership between the Council of Europe and the European Commission in the field of youth.
Jonathan Evans, Wei Shen, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EMPLOYMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term employment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
OECD Indicates Employment Is Growing Too Slowly
In its annual report on employment, the Paris-based research body said that as of May 2015, around 42 million persons were without work, ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
2
USD/CAD outlook into Canadian employment report – TDS
FXStreet (Barcelona) - FX Strategists at TD Securities, view tomorrows employment report as an opportunity to position into next week's BoC ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
3
Australia prints solid June employment report
FXStreet (Bali) - Australian employment change for June came at 7.3k vs -5k expected and 42k last. Full time employment was 24.5k vs 14.7 ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
4
Bearish AUD/USD Pattern to Gather Pace on Dismal Australia …
An uptick in Australia's jobless rate paired with a flat employment print may spur fresh 2015 lows in AUD/USD as fears of a slower recovery puts ... «DailyFX, Jul 15»
5
UPDATE 1-Australia employment proves surprisingly resilient in June
SYDNEY, July 9 (Reuters) - Australian employment defied expectations and rose for a second month in June to suggest the labour market was ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
6
Investing in Youth Employment Today Will Reap Dividends for …
I spoke earlier this month at Rencontres Economiques d'Aix-en-Provence, an economics conference devoted to the theme of employment. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
7
Feds tally over $100M in employment insurance fraud, but slow to …
The collection bill for money fraudulently claimed through the employment insurance program has surpassed $100 million, but the government ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
8
Credit watchdog wants refunds for Lewis Stores and Monarch's loss …
Loss of employment cover is meant to settle consumers' outstanding balances under their credit agreements in the event of their retrenchment ... «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
9
Why employment contracts are so much fun for a public records geek
What is your favorite public record to request? Employment contracts are near the top of my list. They can tell you so much more than what ... «Poynter.org, Jul 15»
10
Employment rates up, starting wages down for Western graduates
Of those respondents, 507 were reported as being available for employment, with the rest not in the labor force or continuing their education. «The Courier Life News, Jul 15»

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