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1employ/ɪmˈploɪ/verb
employsemployedemploying
1employ
/ɪmˈploɪ/
verb
employsemployedemploying
Learner's definition of EMPLOY  
[+ object]
somewhat formal 
: to use (something) for a particular purpose or to do something
   b : to use or direct (something, such as your time or effort) in order to achieve a particular goal
: to use or get the services of (someone) to do a particular job
   b : to provide (someone) with a job that pays wages or a salary— often + as

— employable

/ɪmˈplojəbəl/adjective,[more employable; most employable]
2employ/ɪmˈploɪ/noun
2employ
/ɪmˈploɪ/
noun
Learner's definition of EMPLOY  

in someone's employ

formal
: employed by someone for wages or a salary
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