1 (a) act of employing 雇用; 使用
*The expansion of the factory will mean the employment of sixty extra workers. 工厂的扩展意味着将增雇六十名工人.
(b) state of being employed 受雇用; 被使用
*be in/out of regular full-time employment 有[没有]固定的全日工作.
2 occupation (esp regular paid work) 职业
*give employment to sb 雇用某人
* find employment 找工作
* [attrib 作定语] government employment office 政府就业事务处. =>Usage at trade1 用法见trade1.
the condition of having a paid job She was offered employment in the sales office. terms and conditions of employmentemployment opportunities/prospects The employment prospects for graduates in computer science are excellent. Steve's still looking for full-time employment . the needs of women who combine paid employment and care for their familiesin employment 21.7% of all those in employment were in part-time jobs.
the act of paying someone to work for youemployment of Mexican law prohibits the employment of children under 14.
the number of people who have jobs
≠ unemployment Nationwide employment now stands at 95%.full employment
(=a situation in which everyone has a job) Many economists consider full employment an unrealistic goal.formal
the use of a particular object, method, skill etc to achieve somethingemployment of Was the employment of force justified?
1. But with 188 million people, the country is now struggling to provide enough food, shelter, and employment for its people. 但是这个人口达1.88亿的国家正在为了给其人民提供足够的食物、住房和工作机会而苦苦挣扎。
2. They were seeking employment. 他们在找工作。
3. She is looking for permanent employment. 她正在找固定的工作.
4. The first trip to the employment agency, the first friend you tell, the first interview and, most fearful of all, the first trip to the unemployment (失业) office. 第一次到职业介绍所去，第一个听你说你已失了业的朋友，第一次求职面试，最可怕的是第一次到失业办公室去。
5. I had originally planned to stay at this employment for only two days but now I'm going to continue. 这活儿我原先只打算干两天，可现在我要干下去。