French translation of 'employ'
1. (in a job) employer
The factory employs 600 people. L’usine emploie six cents personnes.
He’s employed in a bank. Il est employé de banque.
to be employed as sth être employé en tant quesee also self-employed
He was employed as a technician. Il était employé en tant que technicien.
2. (= use)
[tactic, technique, method, strategy] employer
[skills, talents] exercer
to be in sb’s employ être au service de qn
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For example, how do you measure the quality of the staff employed by the company?Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)
IM Group now employs about 400 people.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It employs about 50 staff.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That's because active funds employ people whereas passive funds instead use computer programmes to track the performance of an index.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The company employs 60,000 people in the country.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The company employs 750 people in the region.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The company employs a range of engineers, architects and project managers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The remaining stores employ about 3,700 staff.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We now employ 10 staff and our turnover has doubled over the past two or three years.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We now employ in excess of 33,000 people worldwide and the numbers are rising.Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)
We work from home and employ others who work from home.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
At the moment we employ about 80 people offshore and onshore.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He was still employed at the time of his death.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It is the people we employ who will get us through.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The company recommends employing a specialist firm to manage website security.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The restaurant alone employs about 50 young locals.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We employ one person whose sole job is to look after accommodation.The Sun (2016)
When you employ people you get to know not only the person but their life as well.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They had the smug and exhausted look of the still employed.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Addiction experts condemned the company for employing a man with a history of drinking and betting.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Coral is one of the few high street chains that still employs cleaners rather than outsourcing the work.The Sun (2012)
He did not initially receive royalties because he was employed by the government.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
How grossly did you abuse their trust and the trust of those who employed you and worked with you?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The politician, though, who enters into that line of work is employed as an entertainer.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
These mills employ about another 2,100.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They should be employed by the Government and paid extra.The Sun (2013)
It is often a curse in politics to live in interesting times or to employ interesting people.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The aggressive tactics employed by investigators from IHAT should also be reviewed.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The government employs experts to monitor it.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He employed similar tactics to help other victims of official misconduct.Christianity Today (2000)
The policy covers persons employed by the club who have an accident while carrying out their duties.Working with Teenagers (1994)
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'employ' in Other Languages
British English: employ /ɪmˈplɔɪ/ VERB
If a person or company employs you, they pay you to work for them.
3,000 local workers are employed in the tourism industry.
- American English: employ
- Arabic: يُوَظِّفُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: empregar
- Chinese: 雇用
- Croatian: zaposliti
- Czech: zaměstnat
- Danish: ansætte
- Dutch: in dienst nemen
- European Spanish: emplear
- Finnish: palkata
- French: employer
- German: beschäftigen
- Greek: προσλαμβάνω
- Italian: impiegare
- Japanese: 雇用する
- Korean: 고용하다
- Norwegian: ansette
- Polish: zatrudnić
- European Portuguese: empregar
- Romanian: a angaja
- Russian: нанимать
- Spanish: emplear
- Swedish: anställa rekrytera
- Thai: ว่าจ้าง
- Turkish: işe almak
- Ukrainian: наймати
- Vietnamese: thuê người
Translation of employ from the Collins English to French Dictionary