employed employed  /ɛm ˈplɔ ɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary
  2. (adj) put to use

Usage(s):

  1. The data suggest that employed people who feel insecure in their job display similar levels of anxiety and depression as those who are unemployed.
  2. The vast majority of workers remain employed--and will remain employed even if the recession deepens.
  3. McCain senior adviser Mark Salter said the candidate continues to monitor whether the techniques employed by the CIA officials pass legal muster.

News

  1. Sleepy Banker Transfers Millions

    A sleepy bank employed dozed off briefly with his finger on the number 2 key of his computer, and by the time he woke up he had transferred 222,222,222 Euros ($293 million) to a person’s account instead of the 42 Euros ($80) that was supposed...        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Op-Ed: Thank You, Edward Snowden

    Edward Snowden was employed by an intelligence firm working for the National Security Agency (NSA) and disclosed documents about a secret program that he reasonably believed violated the law. His revelations are performing a vital public service. As a nation, we are now entering into a more informed national debate about what sacrifices Americans are willing to make to enhance their actual ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Tax Tip: Monday, June 17, 2013, Is the Deadline for Self-Employed Individuals to File Their 2012 Income Tax and ...

    The Canada Revenue Agency reminds self-employed individuals and their spouses or common-law partners that this year, the June 15 filing deadline has been extended to midnight on Monday, June 17, 2013, ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Sir Richard said: "What the last two months have shown is that it is perfectly possible for Prince Harry to be employed just the same as other Army officers of his rank and experience. In deciding to deploy him to Afghanistan, it was my judgment...
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Sir Richard Dannatt Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Appearing by satellite from London, Depp said: "That this award comes from the people makes it all the more special. And thanks for keeping me employed."
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Johnny Depp Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Ms Bhutto told reporters in Karachi that the threat was an attempt "to derail the democratic process because they know if the people are employed and educated the forces of extremism and terrorism will be weakened," AP reported.
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Benazir Bhutto Source: Pakistan Link

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affectation affectation
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