Definition of 'employ'
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We now employ 10 staff and our turnover has doubled over the past two or three years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The restaurant alone employs about 50 young locals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company employs a range of engineers, architects and project managers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company employs 750 people in the region. Times, Sunday Times (2017)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)It employs about 50 staff. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They had the smug and exhausted look of the still employed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The government employs experts to monitor it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The company recommends employing a specialist firm to manage website security. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We work from home and employ others who work from home. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We employ one person whose sole job is to look after accommodation. The Sun (2016)He employed similar tactics to help other victims of official misconduct. Christianity Today (2000)It is often a curse in politics to live in interesting times or to employ interesting people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When you employ people you get to know not only the person but their life as well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He did not initially receive royalties because he was employed by the government. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The policy covers persons employed by the club who have an accident while carrying out their duties. Working with Teenagers (1994)It is the people we employ who will get us through. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How grossly did you abuse their trust and the trust of those who employed you and worked with you? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The remaining stores employ about 3,700 staff. Times, Sunday Times (2011)At the moment we employ about 80 people offshore and onshore. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The company employs 60,000 people in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We now employ in excess of 33,000 people worldwide and the numbers are rising. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)They should be employed by the Government and paid extra. The Sun (2013)For example, how do you measure the quality of the staff employed by the company? Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)These mills employ about another 2,100. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The politician, though, who enters into that line of work is employed as an entertainer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'employ'
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
Definition of employ from the Collins English Dictionary
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