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American English: /əmˈplɔɪmənt/
British English: /ɪmˈplɔɪm(ə)nt/
, /ɛmˈplɔɪm(ə)nt/

Translation of employment in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable 1.1 (work) he is not in regular employment to seek employment
    buscar empleo or trabajo
    when would you be available to take up employment? (esp British) [formal]
    ¿cuándo podría empezar a trabajar?
    the conditions/place of employment
    las condiciones/el lugar de trabajo
    Example sentences
    • But does this responsibility not also extend to parents in paid employment?
    • But why do we think it beyond the capabilities of students to take on paid employment while studying?
    • The number of people in paid employment has more or less doubled since 1990.
    Example sentences
    • Psychological tests, widely used in a variety of sensitive employments, would be deemed forbidden by the Constitution if a judge thought them ‘unreasonable.’
    • This means trading and professional income together with income from non-pensionable employments.
    • After running for state legislature and losing, he took up a variety of employments, from blacksmith to shop keeper.
    1.2 (availability of work) the Department of Employment (in UK)
    el Ministerio/la Secretaría de Trabajo
    (before noun) (legislation)
    employment opportunities
    oportunidades (feminine plural) de empleo
    employment statistics
    estadísticas (feminine plural) del desempleo
    1.3 (hiring, taking on)
    Example sentences
    • We recommend also that the members resolve to consider the employment of a full-time solicitor.
    • Interviews must be conducted with care and an understanding of employment discrimination laws.
    • There was also a positive change in employment of young people below 30 registered over the month.
  • 2 uncountable (use)
    Example sentences
    • Not only does fortification preserves their combat potential but also improves combat employment of weapons and equipment.
    • World War II offers ample material for a study of the combat employment of mountain troops.
    • Understanding these benefits and limitations is critical to the proper employment of space forces.
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