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employment office

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Definition of employment office in English:

noun

(In the UK) a government employment agency.
Example sentences
  • The definition of what constitutes a ‘reasonable’ job offer is to be made more ‘flexible’, increasing the likelihood that the employment office can withdraw benefits when such a post is refused.
  • Until now, an employment office has had to prove that an unemployed person is unwilling to work in order to be able to reduce or withhold his benefits.
  • Job seekers visiting the employment office in Ipswich found an unusual offering among the usual advertisements for waiters and nurses: a knife-thrower's assistant.

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