Translation of employment in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (work) he is not in regular employment to seek employmentwhen would you be available to take up employment? (especially British English) [formal]buscar empleo or trabajothe conditions/place of employment¿cuándo podría empezar a trabajar?1.2 (availability of work) the Department of Employment (in UK)las condiciones/el lugar de trabajo≈ el Ministerio/la Secretaría de Trabajo(before noun) (legislation)employment opportunitiesemployment statisticsoportunidades (feminine plural) de empleoestadísticas (feminine plural) del desempleoExample sentences1.3 (hiring, taking on)
- 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.
- 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.
- 3 countable (pastime) [formal]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.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.