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employer

Line breaks: em|ploy¦er
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈplɔɪə
 
, ɛm-/

Definition of employer in English:

noun

A person or organization that employs people: the National Health Service was the largest employer in Europe
More example sentences
  • In any free market employers are forced to compete for the services of their employees.
  • They feel that they have been let down by the Government, the employers and now by their own union.
  • The council has not yet prosecuted any employers for breaking child employment laws.
Synonyms
boss, manager, manageress, patron, proprietor, director, managing director, chief executive, principal, president, head man, head woman
informal boss man, skipper
British informal gaffer, governor, guv'nor
North American informal padrone, sachem
firm, company, business, organization, manufacturer

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